May 3, 2010
2010-039

Archived - Joint Statement on Greece by Finance Ministers of Korea, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and France

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Korea, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and France as past, current and future chairs of the G20 Finance Ministers and Leaders summits issued the following statement:

“We welcome the strong economic program Greece is putting in place with the financial assistance of the Member States of the Euro-Zone and the IMF. This program merits the support of the international community. In addition to the financial assistance being provided by Euro-Zone members, we pledge support for the IMF’s exceptional financing for Greece on an expeditious basis. Determined and consistent implementation of the program by Greece, combined with this exceptional assistance from the Member States of the Euro-Zone and IMF, will help restore financial stability in Greece and promote market confidence.”

YOON, Jeung-Hyun, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea

James M. FLAHERTY, Minister of Finance, Canada

Alistair M. DARLING, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom

Timothy F. GEITHNER, Secretary of the Treasury, United States of America

Christine LAGARDE, Minister of Economy, Industry & Employment, France