Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban (L), EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy (C) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso
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EU leaders urge Greek politicians to support new cuts

24 June 2011 Last updated at 15:04 BST

EU leaders have urged all Greek politicians to support new spending cuts and tax hikes.

The warning comes after they met in Brussels and agreed a second massive rescue package for Greece, if it adopts austerity measures.

They say there is no alternative if debt-laden Athens is to qualify for a second massive bail-out.

Gavin Hewitt reports.