Greek PM wants European parliament to join creditors quartet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a parliamentary debate in Athens on August 14, 2015Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday asked that the European Parliament (EP) join the group of creditors overseeing the recently-approved bailout deal. Tsipras outlined the request in a letter to the parliament’s president, Martin Schulz. “I request the direct and full involvement of the EP — as the fifth actor in the context of the so-called creditors’ quartet — in the regular review process regarding the implementation of the loan agreement,” he wrote.

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