Europe’s big fat Greek crisis

In order for Greece to be eligible to receive a 110 billion euro ($145 billion) bailout of its financial system, Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou said it was necessary for the nation to accept tough cost-cutting measures set down by the EU and International Monetary Fund. But his request comes at a time when the global financial crisis has already forced many Greek citizens into dire straits, if not outright poverty.

via Europe’s big fat Greek crisis – RT.

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