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Greek rhetoric turns into battle of wills

Financial Times – Feb 15, 2012

By Kerin Hope in Athens and Peter Spiegel in Brussels The battle of wills between Athens and its eurozone lenders intensified on Wednesday, with Greece’s finance minister accusing “forces in Europe” of pushing his country out of the euro while his …

Greek president attacks German minister’s “insults”

Reuters – Feb 15, 2012

| ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s president accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday of insulting his nation, reflecting growing public resentment of almost daily lectures from Berlin on the dire state of the Greek economy.