Sunday 23 April 2017

Eurozone firewalls held up well - but they could face real test next week

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a debate on the Greek financial crisis at the German parliament in Berlin yesterday. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a debate on the Greek financial crisis at the German parliament in Berlin yesterday. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP
Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien

One country. Five-and-a-half years. Hundreds of meetings. Countless hours of prime ministerial time, energy and attention.

The amount of effort that has gone into Greece since early 2010 says many things, but above all it shows just how strong the will is to avoid any break-up of the eurozone.

Despite all the talk of end games and crunch moments, the Greek crisis may have a long time yet to run.

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