Greece must help itself: Trichet


Greece and other European states facing fiscal crisis must ultimately rely on themselves to overcome their spiralling debt burdens, Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, said on Thursday.

Announcing the ECB's rate decision - the key rate for main refinancing operations was left unchanged at 1% as expected - Trichet told reporters that the responsibility of cleaning up the country's sovereign debt crisis lay with the Greek government. He added, however, that the notion that

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