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Greece aid plan involving IMF endorsed by eurozone leaders

2010-03-26 07:39 BJT

BRUSSELS, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Eurozone leaders Thursday endorsed an aid plan for Greece, agreeing to have the International Monetary Fund (IMF) involved.

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou speaks to media upon his arrival to a Sociallist Party Group (PSE) meeting prior to the European summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 25, 2010. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou speaks to media upon his arrival to
a Sociallist Party Group (PSE) meeting prior to the European summit in
Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 25, 2010. (Xinhua/Thierry Monasse)

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou hailed the deal as "very satisfactory" at a press conference held after the meeting of eurozone leaders.

Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates also said at a press conference that "there is an agreement" on the issue, confirming that the IMF will be involved in the mechanism.


Editor: Zhang Pengfei | Source: Xinhua