Moscow stands for compromise between Athens, creditors

Russia respects the outcome of the Greek referendum and wishes Athens to reach a compromise with its creditors as soon as possible, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.

Russia respects the outcome of the Greek referendum and wishes Athens to reach a compromise with its creditors as soon as possible, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.

"We respect the voice spoken during the plebiscite," Peskov told reporters, commenting on the Greek referendum results.

"We wish for our Greek partners to reach a necessary compromise with their creditors as soon as possible and to make decisions which will be the best way to promote socioeconomic stability in that country," the press secretary said.

In the words of Peskov, Russia is monitoring the Greek events very closely. "Greece is a country with which we have long-standing, historically close relations and a rather tight, multifaceted partnership," he said.

Read more: How will the Greek default affect Russia?

All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.