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Russia Hopes in Speedy Resolution of Impasse Between Greece and Creditors – Kremlin

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (2nd L) arrives for a meeting of political party leaders at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Greece July 6, 2015.

Russia hopes Greece will reach a deal with its international creditors as soon as possible, a Kremlin spokesman said on Monday, adding that questions regarding financial help for Greece should be addressed to Athens.

"We want our Greek partners to reach the necessary compromises with creditors as soon as possible and take decisions which will allow for economic and social stability in the country in the best way," spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Peskov said the Kremlin respected the outcome of Greece's weekend bailout referendum and was closely following events in Greece. 

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