Eurozone agrees payout of 34 bln euros for Greece

AFP, Thursday 13 Dec 2012

The European Union finally agreed to proceed with the rescue funds to Greece

Finance ministers of the 17-nation eurozone Thursday agreed to release 34 billion euros of bailout funds to Greece which had been frozen since June, the spokesman for Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker said.

"The meeting is over. The release of the financial aid has been accepted," the spokesman told AFP.

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