German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the BBC it would be a huge political mistake if debt-stricken Greece was allowed to leave the euro.
In an exclusive interview, she said Germany would do everything it could to keep the eurozone together.
She also calmed fears of further bailouts for eurozone countries, saying important lessons had been learned.
And she applauded the UK government’s austerity programme, saying “no country can live beyond its means”.
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