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Ireland approved Europe´s new fiscal treaty. Good sign before Greece elections.

A woman arrives at a polling station in north Dublin, Ireland to vote in European Fiscal Treaty Referendum on Thursday. Photo Credit PA

Ireland’s government declared victory in a referendum on Europe’s new fiscal treaty on Friday but saw little reason to celebrate as problems across the euro zone continued to weigh on steady progress at home.

The government had campaigned strongly for voters to back the treaty, arguing that a rejection would hurt Ireland’s chance of attracting the investment it needs to recover. With counting still under way, ministers said it was clear that the measure had passed, and opponents conceded defeat.

“It’s a sigh of relief from the government rather than a celebration,” Transport Minister Leo Varadkar told reporters while…READ MORE HERE