'I shall wear the creditors’ loathing with pride': Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis' resignation in full

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns Credit: Reuters

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation in a statement entitled 'Minister no more!' - a day after Greece backed his "No" campaign.

The leading figure in the negotiations with Greece's creditors said eurozone counterparts had made it clear they wanted him to go and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras believed his exit would be "potentially helpful to him in reaching an agreement" in the coming days.

Ahead of the bailout referendum he branded European action towards the country "terrorism".

Varoufakis quickly changed his Twitter bio after announcing his resignation Credit: Twitter

Here is his statement in full:

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