Greek Parliament, After All-Night Debate, Passes Bailout Deal

August 14, 2015 7:34 AM

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Greek Parliament, After All-Night Debate, Passes Bailout Deal

ATHENS — Greek lawmakers approved their country’s third bailout plan in a parliamentary vote on Friday that relied on opposition party support and saw the government coalition suffer significant dissent.

The vote came after a marathon all-night session marked by procedural delays and acrimonious debate over the three-year rescue package for about 85 billion euros, or $95 billion, that includes harsh spending cuts and tax increases. Greece needs the money to avoid defaulting on its debts and to secur...

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