Obama Urges Greeks to Make 'tough Political Choices' to Resolve Debt Crisis

US president sends clear warning to Athens to compromise with creditors over debt deal, while also calling for flexibility from the international community. Greeks need to make some “some tough political choices” over the coming weeks, Barack Obama said on Monday in a clear warning to Athens that its team of negotiators must compromise further to secure a debt deal with the creditors.The US president said there was a “sense of urgency” to resolve the situation despite officials on both sides saying the two sides remain far apart on pension reforms and the projected size of the Greek budget deficit.



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