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Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Resigns to Protest Austerity

February 13, 2012

Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou, a member of the Pasok socialist party, resigned her post in the interim government of Prime Minister Lucas Papademos to protest austerity measures in a second international financing package for the country, according to an e-mailed statement from the Athens-based ministry.

To contact the reporter on this story: Antonis Galanopoulos at agalanopoulo@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Natalie Weeks at nweeks2@bloomberg.net


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