White House says Greece deal 'credible step'

People read newspaper headlines in central Athens on July 13, 2015People read newspaper headlines in central Athens on July 13, 2015The White House hailed a bailout deal between the eurozone and Greece on Monday as “a credible step” on the long path to economic growth and debt sustainability in the hard-up country. After grueling 17-hour talks during which the future of European integration hung in the balance, leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted terms set by his distrustful partners. “The United States welcomes the agreement that was reached today between Greece and its creditors,” said Earnest.

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