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Greek government says no limit on bank withdrawals for foreign tourists

Tourists take pictures as Greek Presidential guards conduct their ceremonial march in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, Greece on June 27, 2015.

[ATHENS] Tourists staying in Greece and anyone with a credit card issued in a foreign country will not be affected by the measures to limit bank withdrawals newly imposed by the Greek government, it said in a statement late Sunday night.

The statement informed "anyone visiting or about to visit Greece" that the capital control measures announced a few hours earlier "do not apply to those wishing to make transactions and withdrawals with a credit card issued in their home country".


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