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Germany: 'Greece must respect austerity commitments' - German govt01:14

Germany: 'Greece must respect austerity commitments' - German govt

Germany, Berlin
January 26, 2015 at 14:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany hopes that the new Greek government will take measures to ensure the "economic recovery" continues and the "commitments Greece has made" are respected, spokesperson of the German government Steffen Seibert said in a press conference in Berlin Monday.

He added that it was Germany's aim to make the euro zone stronger, meaning "all its members, so also Greece."

Germany is a key player behind the loans that Greece is being given in exchange for introducing austerity measures. Syriza, the winner of Sunday's Greek elections, want to renegotiate the conditions for the Troika loans.

Germany: 'Greece must respect austerity commitments' - German govt01:14
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Germany hopes that the new Greek government will take measures to ensure the "economic recovery" continues and the "commitments Greece has made" are respected, spokesperson of the German government Steffen Seibert said in a press conference in Berlin Monday.

He added that it was Germany's aim to make the euro zone stronger, meaning "all its members, so also Greece."

Germany is a key player behind the loans that Greece is being given in exchange for introducing austerity measures. Syriza, the winner of Sunday's Greek elections, want to renegotiate the conditions for the Troika loans.

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