Like a spoiled teenager after being told she can’t have that Louis Vuitton purse, Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, sits sulking in the corner at G7 summit and refuses to negotiate other matters in depth until he receives a debt settlement deal that meets his standards.
As reported by the Guardian, Tsipras has been trying to finalize a €7 billion bailout agreement from Europe and the International Monetary Fund for months. With Greece’s creditor’s placing strict conditions on any deals, Greece has refused to accept any of the offers and has remained distant at recent meetings.
Tsipras’s inactive position has caused European commission president Jean-Claude Junker to confront Tsipras in a press conference, accusing him of undermining negotiations over new terms for a bailout and of effectively lying to the Greek parliament.
Juncker continued his venting session about Tsipras later in his interview with the Guardian, saying: