Greece default fears grow stronger
Germany's finance minister says "no one has a clue" about a new deal on Greece's debts. The economist Roger Bootle tells us that we are close to the crisis point.
One of Greece's harshest critics, the German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, has claimed "no one has a clue" about the possibility of the European Union reaching an agreement to prevent the Government in Athens defaulting on its debts. Today the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde also issued a sobering warning, by rejecting suggestions that the Greeks can delay payments on debt they need to make to the IMF in May. We hear the analysis of the economist Roger Bootle, as fears grow that Greece could soon be forced to abandon the Euro currency, a step that would be a crisis for the EU.
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