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Venizelos Says Greece Is Ready to Complete Debt Swap on Time

January 23, 2012

(Updates with comment from Venizelos in second paragraph.)

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said Greece is ready to complete a private-sector debt swap on time.

“We have a very constructive cooperation with the private sector,” Venizelos told reporters today in Brussels before a meeting with his counterparts in the euro area. “We are ready to finalize the procedure on time.”

--Editor: Patrick G. Henry

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