Greek PM seeks EU help to break creditor deadlock

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked EU President Donald Tusk to call a summit to help facilitate negotiations with the debt-ridden country's creditorsGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday sought help from the European Union to break a deadlock in critical debt talks as his spokeswoman accused the IMF of “undermining” the process. Tsipras’ office said the leftist premier had asked EU President Donald Tusk to call a summit to help facilitate negotiations with the debt-ridden country’s creditors. The move came after an expected Eurogroup meeting on Thursday was postponed, scuppering Greek hopes of an agreement by Sunday to launch talks on debt relief.

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