Germany downplayed the chances of an imminent deal with Greece as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government rejected the latest terms set by creditors to unlock bailout aid. The downbeat tone from Berlin reinforced the brinkmanship at play as Tsipras met in Brussels Wednesday with the heads of the three creditor institutions: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. [Bloomberg]
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Isn't Going To Literally Say "Angela Merkel And Her Cohorts Are Trying To Blackmail Me"
He's still going to throw the word "blackmail" down *and* lay it on thick about how the founding fathers of the EU would be extremely disappointed about the current situation.