Greece has Plan B, Energy Minister Lafazanis tells Russian TV channel

Panagiotis Lafazanis

Greece has a Plan B and does not need European Union money, its Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis claimed today.“The situation is very difficult but we shouldn’t allow [creditors] the opportunity to exploit us,” Lafazanis told the  Russia 24 TV channel,  adding that the Greek government has a Plan B if the European Central Bank (ECB)  refused to come up with emergency aid, but declined to give further details while negotiations were still under way. “The lack of funding from the European Union is not the end of the world, he said. “There are other sources of funding.”