Today in Euro Crisis History: Like a Rolling Stone

January 14, 2010

Trichet Says Greece Won’t Receive ‘Special Treatment’

European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said Greece won’t win any special treatment from European officials, increasing pressure on the country to cut the continent’s biggest budget deficit. “No government, no state can expect any special treatment,” he said in Frankfurt today when asked about Greece. “Some governments, one in particular, have very difficult decisions to take.”

Europe’s debt crisis only seems like it has gone on forever. This series of blog posts looks at headlines from this date in previous years that highlight the roots, twists and turns of the current turmoil.

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