Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle pays tribute to Greek austerity package

08.11.2012 - Press release

Referring to the austerity package passed yesterday by the Greek Parliament, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement:

“The decision by the Greek Parliament to back the austerity package proposed by the Government is an important commitment to the policy of consolidation and reform that is needed. This signal is one that is heard right across the eurozone. We have great respect for the efforts that many people in Greece are making to overcome the crisis. Europe and Germany are standing by Greece and the reform path on which it has embarked.”

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