Germany OKs Greek-rescue plan

Lawmakers approve $57 billion in loans, interest-rate cut

Posted: December 1, 2012 at 2:15 a.m.

German lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly backed a deal that is aimed at trimming Greece’s debt load and keeping the country financially afloat, but the country’s finance minister insisted it would be irresponsible to raise hopes of more radical debt forgiveness soon.

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Business, Pages 29 on 12/01/2012