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Greek bailout would mean country avoids bankruptcy

Eurozone finance ministers gathered in Brussels on Monday to agree on the details of a second bailout for Greece.

The Greek government needs €130 bn to avoid going bankrupt in March but if growth cannot resume then the bailout will not help.

BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast heard from Ilia Iatrou in Greece who is struggling to find work and to Elmar Brok from Angela Merkel's CDU party.

To hear other 5 live interviews, please visit the best bits page.

  • 20 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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