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Greece Faces Showdown With Creditors as Lawmakers Back Deal

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Alexis Tsipras’s government is heading into a weekend of political wrangling in Brussels after winning the backing of Greek lawmakers to negotiate a deal that will keep the country in the euro.

Greece’s prime minister won overwhelming support for the package of spending cuts, pension savings and tax increases with a majority of 251 votes in the 300-seat parliament after securing backing from opposition parties. Germany has already indicated a new proposal would have to include tougher conditions.