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Greek Parliament Begins Second Vote on Austerity Bill

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Greek lawmakers began casting their ballots in a second vote on a new austerity bill to meet budget targets for 2011 and 2012 and qualify for a sixth loan installment.

The roll-call vote on each article of the bill in parliament in Athens today is being televised live on state-run Vouli TV.

To contact the reporter on this story: Maria Petrakis in Athens at mpetrakis@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alan Crawford at acrawford6@bloomberg.net


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