Leaders of 5 Greek political parties fail to agree on pension reforms

November 28, 2015 8:00 PM

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ATHENS, Greece – The leaders of five of the seven parties represented in Greece's Parliament have failed to agree on pension reforms after a six-hour meeting, prompting the prime minister to criticize the opposition for being "irresponsible" and "unserious."

Alexis Tsipras, who didn't back moves by other governments while he was in opposition, had hoped to get the opposition parties to agree on a statement that called for no further pension cuts and present this as a bargaining chip in talks with Greece's creditors.

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