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Greek finance minister quits

By Reuters | July 6th 2015

The latest news on Greece's debt crisis following overwhelming rejection of a bailout offer from creditors.

 1048 - French President Francois Hollande's office denies remarks from a Greek source that he has spoken by phone on Monday with Greek Prime Minister Tsipras.

1030 - Tsipras will speak by phone on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Greek government official says.

1013 - Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos says Greece should remain part of the euro zone and Madrid is open to negotiating a third bailout.

0948 - Germany's government spokesman says the door for negotiations with Greece is open, but conditions for such talks are not yet met.

0928 - Euro zone finance ministers say they expect to hear new proposals for credit from Greece when they meet on Tuesday.

0926 - The head of Germany's BDB banking association says the immediate consequences of any Greek default should be manageable for banks in other euro zone states.

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