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VIDEO: Greek voters reject bailout terms, crowds gather in Syntagma Square

PUBLISHED Sun, July 05, 2015 - 4:48pm EDT

"The Greek people made a historic and brave choice. Their response will alter the existing dialogue in Europe," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, "Our immediate priority is to restore our banking system's functioning and economic stability. The issue of our debt will now be on the negotiating table, in light of the IMF's recent report on its sustainability. "




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