Page last updated at 13:37 GMT, Thursday, 21 June 2012 14:37 UK

Bill Rhodes: Greece needs better bailout terms

Advertisement

William R Rhodes, who was Senior Vice-Chairman of Citibank from 1991 to 2010, says if the EU wants Greece to stay in the euro they have to be realistic and allow the new government time to implement the austerity measures, tax reform and privatisation.

He told Zeinab Badawi that Germany had been a main beneficiary of the euro and it was in their interest to keep the eurozone together.

You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Friday 22 June at 03:30, 08:30, 15:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on Friday 22 June at 00:30 and 04:30 BST.

Watch recent episodes online (UK only) or subscribe to our podcast. Find out who is coming up on the programme by following us on Twitter .

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific