Merkel-Tsipras phone call confirmed amid cash squeeze report

April 27, 2015 6:33 AM

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Merkel-Tsipras phone call confirmed amid cash squeeze report

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman confirmed on Monday that Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation on Sunday but declined to comment on the contents of their conversation.

Bild newspaper reported on Monday that Tsipras had called Merkel as well as Euro group head Jeroen Dijsselbloem to try to convince them of the need for more help for Greece and for the need for an emergency meeting of EU leaders this week.

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