Greece accepts austerity deal
- Published: 9 Feb 2012 at 21.17
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ATHENS : Greek political leaders have reached a 'final agreement' on additional austerity measures demanded by EU-IMF creditors in return for a loan bailout, a government source said on Thursday.
"There is a final agreement on the measures," the source told AFP as eurozone ministers waited in Brussels to decide on the bailout worth 130 billion euros ($171 billion) that officials have laboured since October to finalise.
Speaking in Frankfurt, European Central Bank chairman Mario Draghi said the ECB had been informed that a deal had been reached on the requested austerity measures.
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