FRANKFURT, June 29 Greek central bank Governor
and European Central Bank policymaker, George Provopoulos,
warned that a 'no' vote by Greek politicians on the country's
austerity measures on Wednesday would be "suicide".
Greece's parliament holds a crucial vote later on whether to
submit the country to a fresh wave of unpopular austerity
measures as it attempts to avoid a debt default [ID:nL3E7HT08P].
Speaking to the Financial Times, Provopoulos sent a stark
warning about the consequences if politicians fail to back the
"For parliament to vote against this package would be a
crime - the country would be voting for its suicide," he said.
(Reporting by Marc Jones; Editing by Toby Chopra)