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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou addresses the media during a news conference on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, a day after his keynote speech on the economy in Thessaloniki, Greece. The prime minister said the Greek government is planning no new austerity measures as part of its efforts to pull the country out of debt. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)
Photo by: Dimitri Messinis
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou addresses the media during a news conference on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, a day after his keynote speech on the economy in Thessaloniki, Greece. The prime minister said the Greek government is planning no new austerity measures as part of its efforts to pull the country out of debt. (AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis)

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