People hold a banner reading ''the people of Europe won't be blackmailed, they will resist'' in front of the Greek parliament in Athens
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Mass rally backs new Greek government's bailout plan

Thousands of people gathered in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday evening to support the efforts of the new government in renegotiating the bailout agreement with its European partners.

It comes after finance ministers from Greece and Germany met in Berlin.

The radical leftist Syriza party, which won last month's general election, has pledged to write off half the country's debt.

Lucas de Jong reports.

  • 06 Feb 2015
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