Greeks count a mixed blessing

Emergency aid package of $17bn comes at high price as the threshold for those who must pay taxes is lowered.

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    Euro zone finance ministers have agreed on the latest emergency aid for Greece as it tries to stave off bankruptcy. More than $17bn will be paid to the government over the next fortnight.

    For Greeks facing harsh austerity measures, however, that help has come at a high price as the threshold for those who must pay taxes is lowered.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Athens.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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