Greeks protest cuts on eve of bailout decision




 
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Greeks protest cuts on eve of bailout decision
 
February 20th, 2012  
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Greeks protest cuts on eve of bailout decision
ATHENS (Reuters) - Several thousand Greeks demonstrated on Sunday against punishing austerity measures to reduce the country's debt, on the eve of make-or-break talks in Brussels on a 130-billion-euro ($171 billion) bailout to avert bankruptcy. Greece hopes euro zone finance ministers will sign off on Monday on the rescue package funded by the European Union and International Monetary Fund, Greece's second bailout since 2010. Sceptics, led by Germany, remain wary about Greece's determination to shrink its debt mountain. ...




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