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Juncker Says He’s ‘Optimistic’ Greece to Get Sixth Aid Tranche

October 13, 2011

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean- Claude Juncker, who leads the group of euro-area finance ministers, said he’s optimistic that Greece will get the sixth tranche of aid under an international bailout plan.

“I’m very optimistic that we will decide to have the sixth tranche launched,” he told reporters today in Brussels. Juncker said a report on Greece’s progress on meeting aid conditions would be ready by the middle of next week.

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