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If You Were Wondering How Greece Wound Up In This Mess…

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Headlines like, “Greek Parliament Approves First Balanced Budget in Decades,” give something of an insight.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the blueprint, the first balanced budget in decades, signaled Greece’s gradual emergence from six tough years of recession. “We are leading the country to a new era where we can offer relief,” he said. “We are reducing the deficit to zero.”

Greek Parliament Approves First Balanced Budget in Decades [NYT]


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