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Greece: Under the thumb

Under the thumb – Ilias Makris
I Kathimerini (Athens)

Evangelos Venizelos: "I came under pressure"

Appointed on June 17 by the Greek prime minister George Papandreou, the country's new finance minister is tasked with selling a new austerity plan to parliament and the populace. The EU and the IMF say this condition must be met if Greece wants to receive another 12 million euros in financial aid.