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Greek debt crisis: Thousands join pro-euro rally in Athens as PM agrees to key proposals

Thousands join pro-euro rally in Athens as PM agrees to key proposals Credit: Reuters

Thousands of pro-euro demonstrators have gathered outside the Greek parliament this evening as the country appears close to striking a bailout deal.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has agreed to some key proposals put forward in the Eurozone summit in Brussels, including raising taxes on the rich and some raising of VAT, but is still refusing to budge on pensions.

Europe Editor James Mates reports from Athens:

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