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The outlook looks grim for the future of Greece as the EuroSummit forced the country to accept a punishing deal, worse than they were offered three weeks earlier!

Tsipras faces clash with Syriza radicals opposed to eurozone bailout for Greece

Paul Krugman, the Nobel prize-winning economist and prominent critic of austerity in Greece, said the creditors’ demands on Greece “went beyond harsh into pure vindictiveness, [leading to the] complete destruction of national sovereignty [with] no hope of relief”.

“It’s a grotesque betrayal of everything the European project was supposed to stand for,” he wrote several hours before the final deal emerged. As the talks dragged on through Monday night, #ThisIsaCoup became the top trending topic on Twitter in Greece, Germany, the UK and Ireland.


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