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Feb 8, 2015

Greek leader to reject austerity, lay out hard leftist programme

ATHENS, Feb 8 (Reuters) – New Greek Prime Minister Alexis
Tsipras will lay out his radical left-wing government’s policies
in a speech later on Sunday, firmly rejecting any more austerity
forced on his debt-strapped country by its euro zone partners.

In his first major speech to parliament as premier, Tsipras
is expected to say that Greece wants no more bailout money,
plans to renegotiate its debt deal and wants a “bridge
agreement” to tide the country over until a new pact is sealed.

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      "Chief Desk Editor, Economics & Markets, based in London. Previously European Investment Correspondent, Bureau Chief for Greece and Cyprus in Athens and Senior Correspondent for the European Union in Brussels. Began career covering U.S. politics in Washington D.C."
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