Archive: 2/4/2012
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  2/4/2012, Shevat 11, 5772

Greece: Debt Talks Must Finish By Sunday


Greece's finance minister, Evangelos Venizelos, said negotiations for the bailout deal his country needs to avoid defaulting on its debts must be conclude by late Sunday, but that a breakthrough is being held up by demands from debt inspectors for more austerity measures.The finance minister said the negotiations in Athens with rescue creditors for a new (EURO) 130 billion ($171 billion) baillout deal are in a very "crucial stage."


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