Chancellor Angela Merkel offered a ray of hope to Greece Friday, stressing that she wanted the debt-burdened country to stay in the eurozone and pledging German help after crisis talks with the Greek prime minister.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras give a press conference on August 24, 2012 at the Chancellery in Berlin. Merkel offered a ray of hope to Greece Friday, stressing she wanted the debt-wracked country to stay in the euro and pledging German help after crisis talks with the Greek prime minister.
"I want to say very clearly ... that Greece is part of the eurozone and I want Greece to remain part of the eurozone. This guides all our discussions," Merkel said at a joint news conference with Antonis Samaras.
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