Parliament approves referendum as Greece's future hangs in the balance

June 28, 2015 12:38 AM

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Parliament approves referendum as Greece's future hangs in the balance

June 27, 2015: Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech to the lawmakers during an emergency Parliament session for the governments proposed referendum in Athens, Saturday. (AP)

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's parliament voted early Sunday in favor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' motion to hold a July 5 referendum on creditor proposals for reforms in exchange for loans, with the country's future in the eurozone looking increasingly shaky.

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