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Papandreou: Greek euro exit would 'destroy' economy

Speaking to BBC Newsnight's Kirsty Wark, Greece's former prime minister George Papandreou said it would be a "much worse choice" for Greece to leave the euro.

He warned it would lead to a bank run and destroy the economy.

He added the upcoming elections needed to send a clear message to stop the insecurity and uncertainty.

Watch the full interview with George Papandreou on Newsnight on Tuesday 22 May 2012 at 2230 BST on BBC Two.

  • 22 May 2012