“Less talk, more action”.
That’s the Greek prime minister’s message to his ministers, including the never knowingly underquoted finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.
Alexis Tsipras made the comments to German news magazine Spiegel. Reuters has just snapped the key points, including another denial that Greece could leave the eurozone.
- BERLIN-GREEK PM TSIPRAS TELLS GERMAN MAGAZINE HE WANTS TO ISSUE SHORT-TERM DEBT TO COVER FINANCING DEFICIT
- TSIPRAS TELLS SPIEGEL MAGAZINE THAT IF ECB DOESN’T AGREE TO THIS, THEY ARE ASSUMING GREAT RESPONSIBILITY
- TSIPRAS SAYS RULES OUT GREEK EXIT FROM EURO “BECAUSE I LOVE EUROPE”
- TSIPRAS SAYS HAS ASKED GREEK MINISTERS FOR FEWER WORDS, MORE ACTION, INCLUDING FIN MIN VAROUFAKIS
- TSIPRAS SAYS ECB STILL HAS “ROPE ROUND OUR NECK”
Varoufakis, meanwhile, continues to wow the media, appearing on the front cover of Esquire magazine (€13.80 (!) at all good Greek newsagents)