Points: The IMF is coming inside the eurozone tent. Ireland gets to make a 'voluntary' contribution. They hope it won't be called on.
BBC News - Deal reached over Greece debts at Brussels summitOriginally Posted by BBC
Jonny Dymond's view -
France, naturally, is claiming its fingerprints are on the deal:It was, as is so often the case, German approval that swung it, and it is a deal done on German terms.
Early on in this crisis the idea that the IMF would be involved in bailing out Greece was regarded as a humiliation for Europe; but Germany insisted that the IMF would play a role, and so it will, alongside loans from individual members of the eurozone.
There's more in the deal that Germany wanted - a call for strengthened surveillance of economic and budgetary risks and a task force to look at what further measures are needed.
EUobserver / Eurozone leaders agree on Franco-German bail-out mechanismOriginally Posted by EUobserver.com