20 Aug 2015

Germany approves third bailout deal for Greece

6:46 am on 20 August 2015

The German parliament has approved the latest international bailout deal for Greece with a clear majority.

The Bundestag vote was one of the final obstacles to Greece getting funding so it can make a €3.2 billion debt repayment to the European Central Bank.

The Dutch parliament has also given its blessing to the Greek rescue.