Tsipras urges calm as EFSF declares Greece in default

In a public plea to his country to remain calm, PM Alexis Tsipras has again urged Greeks to vote “no” in Sunday’s referendum. At the same time, a major financial lifeline has declared Greece to be in default.

In a televised public address on Friday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Greeks to “go to the ballot calmly” and to reject what he called fearmongering. He reiterated earlier statements that Sunday’s controversial referendum on whether or not to go ahead with creditors’ proposals for reforms does not mean the country’s place in the eurozone and EU is at stake.

Tsipras urged Greeks to say “no” to blackmail and ultimatums and to decide their future without panic.
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