Cariatides at the Acropolis in Athens
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Tougher austerity measures for Greece

Greece has pledged to cut its deficit to seven per cent of its economy by next year.

That is much faster than the rate it agreed with the IMF and the EU to qualify for a bailout package.

Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said his country would continue to buy Greek government debt when it next becomes available.

Nigel Cassidy reports.

  • 04 Oct 2010
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