Monday, March 11, 2013

Greek finance minister: 'we are out of the woods'

Greece's finance minister Yannis Stournaras is a long-distance swimmer who fixates on goals. As monitors from the EU, ECB and IMF continued on Monday to scour the debt-choked nation's books – and the president of Cyprus beseeched Athens for help in propping up the island's banks – the macro-economist was in upbeat mood dismissing talk of rows and ructions, preferring instead to focus on the target ahead.

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The Guardian