Report: Greek Official Says 60% Vote No To Austerity

    An anti-austerity 'No' voter celebrates the results of the first exit polls in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. Greeks voted by a large margin to reject the austerity terms of an aid package from international creditors, an official projection of the final result of Sunday's referendum showed.

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    Greece’s interior ministry has released an official prediction for Sunday’s referendum on the bailout, declaring that more than 60 percent of voters will reject creditor demands. The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pushed for voters to choose “No” as they claim it will help them during negotiations with creditors. Those opposing Tsipras have argued that a “No” vote will make a Greek exit from the euro likely. So far, roughly a quarter of the votes have been counted.

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