Eurozone looks to minimize fallout after rejecting extension

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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis waits for the start of a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels on Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Eurozone finance ministers have rejected Greece’s request to extend negotiations on emergency funding beyond Tuesday’s deadline. Now, the finance ministers are focused on minimizing potential contagion, from a possible Greek exit from the Eurozone.

CCTV’s Jack Barton filed this report from Brussels.

Eurozone looks to minimize fallout after rejecting extension

Eurozone finance ministers have rejected Greece's request to extend negotiations on emergency funding beyond Tuesday's deadline. Now, the finance ministers are focused on minimizing potential contagion, from a possible Greek exit from the Eurozone.


Weakened economy given small boost through tourism

Greece is hoping to host a record number of tourists this summer, despite the debt crisis that could cloud that forecast. In 2014, the tourism sector created 50,000 new jobs in Greece. And, it gave the weakened economy a small boost after six consecutive years of recession. CCTV’s Filio Kontrafouri filed this report from Athens.

Weakened economy given small boost through tourism

Greece is hoping to host a record number of tourists this summer, despite the debt crisis that could cloud that forecast. In 2014, the tourism sector created 50,000 new jobs in Greece. And, it gave the weakened economy a small boost after six consecutive years of recession. CCTV's Filio Kontrafouri filed this report from Athens.