German chancellor, Angela Merkel
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Angela Merkel: Greek referendum to happen early December

The leaders of France and Germany have said Greece will not get any more money until it clears all doubts over its implementation of last week's debt deal.

Speaking in the French city of Cannes, after a meeting with the Greek Prime Minister Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel stressed that Europe was ready to help, but that would only happen if Greeks voted in their referendum to stay in the eurozone.

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, holding a joint press conference with Nicolas Sarkozy, said that the Greek referendum needed to happen as soon as possible.

  • 02 Nov 2011
  • From the section Europe
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