Greece Finance minister accuses creditors of 'terrorizing' Greeks

July 4, 2015 5:48 PM

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Greece Finance minister accuses creditors of 'terrorizing' Greeks

Greece's finance minister accused creditors of trying to "terrorize" Greeks into accepting austerity, warning Europe stood to lose as much as Athens if the country is forced out of the euro after a referendum on Sunday on bailout terms.

After a week in which Greece defaulted, shuttered its banks and began rationing cash, Greeks vote on Sunday on whether to accept or reject tough conditions sought by international creditors to extend a lending lifeline that has kept the debt-stricken country afloat.

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