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Greece: we make «superhuman» sacrifices

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RU Christos Papoutsis, the Greek Public Order Minister has announced that the government has made “superhuman” efforts to meet all the austerity demands put forth by the eurozone.

Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker believes Greece has not showed that it is committed enough to the austerity measures, reports BBC.

Eurozone ministers had asked Greece to find an extra 325 million euro of savings to get the 130 billion euro bailout.

The state needs the rescue deal to escape a default on its debt next month.

“Greece has made all the efforts that it needed to do, and the people cannot take any more. The government is making superhuman efforts and we have reached the limits of the social and economic system. From now on, Europe has to take the responsibility,” says Papoutsis.

BNN already reported, in order to get approval of the second credit assistance programme to Greece, the government of Greece has to fulfill three conditions, was announced by finance ministers of the eurozone countries. The deadline to meet these three conditions is one week.

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