German lawmakers approve new Greek bailout

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Several coalition lawmakers were sick, while 17 voted against and 3 abstained. The yes votes fell short of a majority of all members, 311 — a figure that would only formally have mattered in a confidence vote but opposition lawmakers have played up as a measure of the government’s strength.

The parliaments of wealthy Finland and the Netherlands, where skepticism for bailouts also is high, are to debate the package this week. However, it isn’t expected to face problems in either country.

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