Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented a new plan to stave off default before an emergency summit on Monday that could decide his nation’s future in the euro.
The new offer “was a good basis for progress at tomorrow’s Euro summit,” European Commission spokesman Martin Selmayr, said in a Twitter posting. He also referred in German to the inception of the plan as “birth by forceps.” The euro strengthened in Asian trading....
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