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Greek crisis a 'self fulfilling prophecy'?


More trouble in Europe as Italy's credit rating has been downgraded following the failure of the eurozone to agree a deal for a second Greek bailout.

The BBC's Robert Peston analyse the situation and Greece's Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis explains how Europe can help the country's ailing economy.

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