Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Greek President Condemns Austerity, 'Blackmail,' Fascism

Dr. Karolos Papoulias, President of Greece

Reuters reports:

Greece's president used an annual commemoration of the country's stand against fascism in World War Two on Monday to warn that Athens would not yield to pressure from foreign lenders to impose more austerity. 
The blunt comments by President Karolos Papoulias--a former World War II resistance fighter who holds a ceremonial but revered post--come as Athens finds itself at odds with its EU/IMF lenders over budget savings to hit targets under its second bailout.

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