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7/10/15

Greece debt crisis (2): Greek MPs debate controversial reforms plan

Greek MPs are debating new proposals sent to the country's creditors with the aim of getting a third bailout and averting a possible exit from the euro.

The plans contain elements, including pension reforms and tax rises, that were rejected in a referendum called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

The EU and other creditors are studying the plans before a summit on Sunday.

France and Italy welcomed the proposals but Germany, Greece's biggest creditor, warned of little room for compromise.

Read more: Greece debt crisis: Greek MPs debate controversial reforms plan - BBC News

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