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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Tsipras and Merkel: polar opposites who depend entirely on each other

Greek prime minister and German chancellor are locked in battle of wills over Greece’s eurozone future that will determine their fatesThey are a study in contrasts, the yin and the yang of Europe’s epic battle for mastery of its destiny. But Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras are now almost umbilically linked – the political fate of the one hinging on the policy choices of the other.Going into yet another emergency Brussels summit of EU leaders on Tuesday evening, the German chancellor and the Greek prime minister were the main protagonists in a meeting called to decide whether Greece stays in the euro. Related: Eurozone tells Greece not to expect debt relief any time soon Continue reading...