Withdrawal from the European Union

Greece hopes for solution, still opposed to bailout, spokesman says

Greece has made every effort to reach a mutually beneficial agreement with its euro zone partners but will not be pushed to implement its old bailout program, its government spokesman said on Friday.

"The Greek government has done all it should at every level in an effort to find a mutually beneficial solution," government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis told Mega TV.

Schaeuble: Greece must decide what it wants

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble stated after the conclusion of the Ecofin meeting that Greece must decide whether it wants an extension of a bailout program or not.

"Greece does not seem to know what it wants", he underlined. "We have always said that implementation of any program should be supervised by three institutions, whatever they are called."

British PM holds meeting with FinMin, BoE on Grexit risk

British Prime Minister David Cameron chaired a contingency meeting on a possible Greek exit from the eurozone with Finance Ministry and Bank of England officials on Monday, his spokesman said.

Speaking to reporters, the spokesman said on the risk of financial market contagion, ?It?s something we want to be vigilant about.?