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Cyprus bailout plan: 'Unbelievable pressure' on leaders

The Cypriot president has travelled to Brussels to try to finalise the rescue plan to prevent his country from going bankrupt.

The EU and IMF are offering the country a 10bn-euro bailout but only if it can find 5.8bn euro by the end of Sunday.

The BBC's Mark Lowen says there is an "unbelievable amount of pressure" on Cyprus, from Germany in particular, to downsize its banking sector.

  • 24 Mar 2013
  • From the section Europe
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