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    Merkel Vows to Support Greece

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    It's nice to see countries getting along. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Friday to support the new Greek government, which now has a former economist at its head. This move is seen as a knock to others in her party who see booting Greece from the euro zone as the quickest way out of the economic crisis. Merkel claims she is confident that Greece will keep its promises of reform, stating that she believes the new leadership "will do what it takes to solve the problem in Greece."

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