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Why Cyprus Matters (VOA On Assignment Apr. 5)i
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April 05, 2013 4:10 PM
VOA Economics Reporter Mil Arcega joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss the financial crisis in Cyprus and the terms of the country's $13 billion bailout. Mil explains that like other European nations before it, if Cyprus does not get its economy back on track, it could spread insecurity to the rest of the region.

Why Cyprus Matters (VOA On Assignment Apr. 5)

Published April 05, 2013

VOA Economics Reporter Mil Arcega joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss the financial crisis in Cyprus and the terms of the country's $13 billion bailout. Mil explains that like other European nations before it, if Cyprus does not get its economy back on track, it could spread insecurity to the rest of the region.

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