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Clock Ticks As Europe Awaits Greek Proposal06:01
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Pro-Euro protesters take part in a rally in front of the Parliament on June 22.  2015 in Athens, Greece. Thousands of people attended the rally in support of Greece remaining in the European Union. Greek banks are closed for six days amid the uncertainty about the bailout deal. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
Pro-Euro protesters take part in a rally in front of the Parliament on June 22. 2015 in Athens, Greece. Thousands of people attended the rally in support of Greece remaining in the European Union. Greek banks are closed for six days amid the uncertainty about the bailout deal. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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The deadline really is looming this time. European leaders are waiting for a last-minute plan from the Greek government that would keep the country in the eurozone.

Greece is expected to submit a new plan to restructure its deal with European creditors ahead of a final meeting of EU leaders this weekend. It's unclear if Greece will be able to satisfy its creditors' demands for tax and pension reform.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Barbara Wesel, European correspondent for Deutsche Welle, about pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and what sort of changes Greece is willing to make.

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This segment aired on July 9, 2015.

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