Syriza central committee votes in favour of agreement with creditors

Speaking to the Syriza central committee on May 23, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras said his government will sign a “viable agreement” with its creditors but not on “humiliating terms.”

“We have made concessions but we also have red lines,” Tsipras said.

He said a deal with creditors is close as talks have entered “the final stretch”. However, what that agreement will entail remains very much a mystery. Tsipras said called on lenders to make “necessary concessions” and ruled out reform of labour relations or VAT.

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