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Debt crisis: Behind the curtain

Behind the curtain – Nicolas Vadot
L’Echo (Brussels)

Holà! I've got awful stage fright. Can you come with me?

Mamma mia! You first!

Under pressure to call on the European Financial Stability Fund (EFSF) to buy up Spanish debt in order to bring down its dangerously high interest rate, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy (left) is trying to buy time. Facing the same problem, his Italian counterpart Mario Monti (right) has reiterated that his country will not seek recourse to the fund.