D-day for Greece. What are the main countries’ positions?

Germany and Athens ready for Brussels showdown to thrash out last-minute deal and avert a ‘Grexit’ (Daily Telegraph) but ECB official already preparing for Grexit. (Spiegel)

Germany, represented by its Finance Minister Schäuble (CDU, EPP), looks more than intransigent but Germany’s Social Democrat vice chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel (SDP, PSE), says Greece’s loan extension request is a “starting point for negotiations.” (Deutsche Welle)

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras confident on extension, calls for ‘historic’ political decision (Ekathimerini)

George Osborne, UK Finance Minister, warns of ‘full-blown crisis’ as Greece standoff with eurozone continues. (The Independent)

Italian PM Renzi (PD, PSE) said that Italy will play a key role in the negotiations trying “to be a zip” between the two sides”. (ANSA)

France President Hollande on Greece: ‘Greece is in the e-zone and Greece should remain in the euro-zone.’

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Spanish Minister for Economic Affairs De Guindos (PP, EPP) shows his preoccupation in case Athens will move towards Moscow or Beijing  to get the money needed to avoid its bailout. (El Mundo)

But a question that everybody would like to ask: what will Germany pay for not compromising with Greece? (BBC)