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Putin describes Cyprus deposit levy as ‘dangerous’
Posted By yihan On March 18, 2013 @ 6:32 am In World News | Comments Disabled
The Irish Times 
March 18, 2013
Russia ‘s president Vladimir Putin  criticised the proposed Cyprus  levy on banking deposits “unfair, unprofessional and dangerous,” his spokesman Dmitry Peskov quoted the president as saying.
Cyprus’s parliament votes today on a plan to seize money from bank deposits as part of an EU bailout, a move that has sent a shiver across the bloc, caused the euro to tumble and stock markets to dive.
Mr Peskov said Mr Putin held a special meeting today to discuss developments in the debt-stricken Cyprus.
“Assessing the possible decision of imposing additional tax by Cyprus on deposits Mr Putin said that this decision, if taken, would be unfair, unprofessional and dangerous,” Mr Peskov said.
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 The Irish Times: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/putin-describes-cyprus-deposit-levy-as-dangerous-1.1329799
 Russia: http://www.irishtimes.com/search/search-7.1213540?tag_location=Russia&article=true
 Vladimir Putin: http://www.irishtimes.com/search/search-7.1213540?tag_person=Vladimir%20Putin&article=true
 Cyprus: http://www.irishtimes.com/search/search-7.1213540?tag_location=Cyprus&article=true
 Dmitry Peskov: http://www.irishtimes.com/search/search-7.1213540?tag_person=Dmitry%20Peskov&article=true
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