Today in Euro Crisis History: A Pause for Introspection

February 8, 2012

EU Says It’s Not Ready to Contemplate Greece Leaving the Euro

The European Commission said it is united in wanting to keep Greece in the euro and isn’t mulling a Greek exit. “This is not a scenario that we are ready to contemplate,” commission spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen told reporters in Brussels today. “We want Greece to stay in the euro.”

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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