The leaders of Greece’s two biggest political parties, New Democracy’s Antonis Samaras and Pasok’s George Papandreou, will send written commitments tomorrow to the so-called troika to stand by austerity measures, a government official said today.
The assurance to the troika -- the International Monetary Fund, European Commission and European Central Bank -- was a condition of an international bailout. European officials were concerned that without the written pledges, the leaders would retreat from budgets cuts after elections likely in April or May,
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