Merkel rules out a Greek exit

Quote of the day: 'We have taken the decision to be in a currency union. It would be catastrophic if we said, "We no longer want you"' - Angela Merkel made it clear on last night's Newsnight that she isn't entertaining the idea of Greece leaving the Eurozone. The German chancellor conceded that it might be a 'long and arduous road', but insisted eurozone leaders should be behind the country.

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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