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Pressure on Greece to stick to reforms

08-20-2012 23:03 BJT

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It's definitely a crucial week for Greece. A number of senior German politicians have stepped up their pressure on Greece to stick to its reforms.

This comes as the Greek Prime Minister prepares to visit Berlin on Friday. They’ve made clear the German parliament will not provide a third aid package to Greece. Finland has also ruled out any new aid program for Greece, without it making structural reforms.

Its European Affairs Minister Alexander Stubb says support for Greece has always been conditional. Meanwhile, a top European Central Bank official, executive board member, Joerg Asmussen, says Greece should remain in the eurozone due to the high costs and unemployment that would come with an exit.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: CCTV.com

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