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Olli Rehn: Greek bailout deal 'weeks away'

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Nearly two years since the Greek crisis first blew up, the country is still on the verge of defaulting and needs the latest bailout from the EU, European Central Bank and IMF by March if it is to pay the interest on its loans.

Europe's Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn told HARDtalks's Sarah Montague he thought an agreement would be reached in the coming weeks with Greece staying in the euro.

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Wednesday 11 January at 04:30, 09:30, 15:30 and 21:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 04:30 on January 11 and 00:30 on Thursday January 12.

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