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Greek debt: Talks to resume as deadline beckons

Greek debt talks are resuming after creditors accused the country's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of failing to compromise.

Greece faces a 1.6 billion euro debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, and is thought to require a new deal to avoid default and a possible withdrawal from the eurozone.

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Optimism dwindles as Greek debt deadline looms

As the deadline to secure Greek debt looms optimism that a deal might be reached is failing, ITV News Europe Editor James Mates reports.

Eurozone finance ministers have until next Tuesday to reach an agreement on the Greek economy.

The Greek government's current plan relies largely on riaising taxes, something the IMF is unhappy with.

The IMF is insisting that there are cuts as well as tax rises, especially to pensions. The Greek Prime Minister has reacted furiously to those demands and said his country is not being treated fairly.

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