Vague Promises Euro Zone Plays for Time on Aid for Greece

Euro zone finance ministers on Monday evening pledged to help Greece should it become necessary. But they declined to say how. It is the same message the EU has been preaching for weeks -- in the hopes that Athens will be able to save itself.
European Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn and Euro Group President Jean-Claude Juncker at a news conference in Brussels on Monday

European Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn and Euro Group President Jean-Claude Juncker at a news conference in Brussels on Monday

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