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Athens requests 2-year rescue deal with EU to cover financing needs

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 05:50
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Customers queueing to withdraw cash from ATMs outside a main branch of the National Bank of Greece in Thessaloniki on Monday. The maximum daily allowance that can be withdrawn is 60 euros.

Athens

GREECE on Tuesday requested a two-year rescue deal with the European Union (EU) to save the crisis-hit country, just hours before its international bailout expires.

"The Greek government today proposed a two-year agreement with the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to fully