Quotes in the article titled “Greek PM says EU took too long to show support”
New York Times
December 4, 2009
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Friday criticized the European Union as ”timid” and too slow to express unified support for his country during its financial crisis, a day after Greece won backing — but no detailed bailout plan — at an EU summit.
Speaking during a Cabinet meeting on his return from the Thursday summit in Brussels, Papandreou said that while the country had received a statement of support, delays and conflicting statements over the past few months had made things worse.