||Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor
||Jean-Claude Trichet, ECB President
||Nicolas Sarkozy, French President
||Arrival and SOUNDBITE (English) Matti Vanhanen, Finnish Prime Minister: the problem with Greece is the huge deficit. Only Greece can make the decision to cut the deficit. We can in the short term help somehow and we will discuss about it.
||Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council
||Arrival of and SOUNDBITE (English) Frederik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister: today there will be a discussion, which is very much like that Sweden has done for Latvia where we made bilateral loan facilities for Latvia, alongside with an IMF programme. It worked very well I think, Latvia is fighting to come throught its problems and that is what I think we should discuss for Greece; an IMF program in support by part of the European Union inside the Eurozone group.
||Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister
||Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister
||Demetris Christofias, President of Cyprus
||Arrival and SOUNDBITE (English) Dalia Grybauskaité, Lithuanian President: without the IMF I am sure there will be no way out, because only IMF strong strict policy rules can be helpful, in today's situation, the rules of the European Union without change of the agreement can only based on IMF plus bilateral laws, that is all.
||Arrival and SOUNDBITE (English) Georgios Papandreou, Greek Prime Minister: Greece has taken very important measures. We are determined to put our own house in order. Whatever the decision today in the European Union, Greece is on the right track. We will continue to do our work and make sure that our economy is a viable one, a just one, a transparent one, a prosperous one. (Cutaway) Now obviously today the challenge is an important one, to strengthen and fortify the eurozone, to take the necessary steps so that we do stabilize the euro and move forward to a more prosperous year.
||Jan Kohout, Czech Minister for Foreign Affairs
||Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative and EC Vice President
||Jean-Claude Juncker, Eurogroup president, Luxembourgian Prime Minister
||Werner Faymann, Austrian Federal Chancellor
||José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish Prime Minister
||Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister
||Borut Pahor, Slovenian Prime Minister
||Gordon Bajnai, Hungarian Prime Minister
||Brian Cowen, Irish Prime Minister
||Jerzy Buzek, EP President
||Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister
||Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister
||Traian Basescu, Romanian President
||Arrival of and SOUNDBITE (English) Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch Prime Minister: We had a European Council meeting on the 11th of February. I think I was the only one who spoke about the role of IMF. Since then, things have changed, I am happy of that. What I stand now is that more and more countries are talking about a combination of the role of IMF and European countries. I would hope that they will go in that direction.
||Robert Fico, Slovakian Prime Minister
||Lars Loekke Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister
||SOUNDBITE (English) José Manuel Barroso, EC President: I hope there will be a solution, because there has to be a solution.. It is very important for the European economic and monetary Union. The Commission has been working very actively with the member States of the eurozone. Work is still going on. I think there is a working progress.
||Yves Leterme, Belgian Prime Minister
||Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister
||José Sócrates, Portuguese Prime Minister
||Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister