Out of the mouths...

June 18 2012 at 12:53 PM
Cuban Pete 


A snippet from today's Torygraph relating to the recent hysterics about Greece leaving the eurozone:

10.21 Alex Banbury of Hamilton Capital has put together a list of countries' denials of contagion:
"Spain is not Greece" - Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, February 2010.
"Portugal is not Greece" - The Economist, April 2010.
"Greece is not Ireland" - George Papaconstantinou, Greek Finance minister, November 2010.
"Spain is neither Ireland nor Portugal" - Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, November 2010.
"Ireland is not in Greek Territory" - Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan. November 2010.
"Neither Spain nor Portugal is Ireland" - Angel Gurria, Secretary-general OECD, November 2010.
"Italy is not Spain - Ed Parker, Fitch MD, June 12, 2012
"Spain is not Uganda" - Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy, June 2012
"Uganda does not want to be Spain" - Ugandan foreign minister, June 13, 2012

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