Tsipras tells US Treasury Secretary deal must 'respect' Greeks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a meeting of the leaders of the 19 countries that use the euro, in Brussels on July 12, 2015Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Sunday his country wanted the eurozone to provide a bailout, but one that “respects the Greek people”. In a phone conversation, Tsipras said Greece had demonstrated it wanted an agreement, a government source said of the conversation, also reported by the state news agency ANA. The premier was said to have told Lew a sustainable deal was one which “respects the Greek people and all of their sacrifices in the last five years”.

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