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Tsipras seeks 30% haircut off Greek debt

He also calls for 20-year grace period for the rest, to ensure viability of debt in country

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CLOCK IS TICKING: Stakes were already high before the EFSF announcement, with European Union leaders warning a 'no' in the plebiscite would jeopardise Greece's place in the 19-nation eurozone.

Athens

GREECE'S Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday spelt out debt restructuring demands he wants international creditors to adopt, ahead of a weekend referendum he hopes will strengthen his position in negotiations.

In a television address, Mr Tsipras called for "a 30 per cent