The Taoiseach says he hopes progress on Greece can be made in a teleconference of Eurozone finance ministers this afternoon (4:30pm).
It comes as the Greek Prime Minister appears to have caved – saying Athens will now accept most of the bailout demands from Troika creditors – with some minor changes. But Germany seems set to block any deal until after Sunday’s referendum – unless Greece decides to cancel the vote.
Enda Kenny says EU leaders were ready to reach a deal last weekend but Greece scuppered it by walking out of talks and calling the referendum:
Meanwhile, it looks as if the referendum planned for the weekend could be cancelled.
Suzanne Lynch is the Irish Times European Correspondent: