President Herman Van Rompuy have issued the following statement after the second Greek vote on new austerity measures:
- “I welcome this second positive vote of the Greek Parliament on this programme of – I know – though but indispensable measures.”
- “We – the EU- have to show our solidarity now, in a package of financial assistance.”
- “Mr Papandreou is a Prime Minister who took his responsibilities. We all support that kind of political courage.”
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