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Greece: It’s not the distance; it’s the load you carry

ATHENS | By Yiannis Mouzakis via Macropolis| It is beyond any doubt that what Greece has achieved fiscally over the last few years is phenomenal. A primary deficit that at the end of 2009 stood at 24.2 billion euros has been wiped out within just four years and has been turned into a small primary surplus, irrespective of any objections one might have about its size and how it was achieved.