Athens heeds Greek governor's plea to agree on coalition government


Speaking on national TV on Wednesday evening, Greek prime minister George Papandreou confirmed an interim coalition government had been formed in the country. He said that over the next few months, Greece would do "whatever is required" to remain in the euro and to take advantage of the benefits of the EU bail-out deal that was agreed at the end of last month. He also said the new government would tackle tax evasion and bring greater transparency to the public finances.

He did not, however, say

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