The flags of Greece, right, and European Union flutter from the roof of the Finance Minister at Athens' main Syntagma square, as in the background is seen the ancient Parthenon temple during in Athens on Thursday Feb, 9, 2012. Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and his coalition partners have struck a deal on new cuts demanded by creditors to secure a vital euro130 billion bailout.
"There is no miracle," said Veron. "It is going to be a long hard slog in the best of scenarios."
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