EU’S Rompuy says debt crisis contained- paper

ATHENS, April 12 (Reuters) – The risk of the debt crisis
spreading further in the euro zone has waned, European Council
President Herman van Rompuy told a Greek newspaper on Tuesday.

“The threat of the crisis spreading has been reduced
significantly, or disappeared. It is very clear from the drop in
Spanish (yield) spreads,” he told daily newspaper Kathimerini in
an interview.

Rompuy is set to arrive in Athens later on Tuesday on an
official visit.
(Reporting by George Georgiopoulos;)

EU’S Rompuy says debt crisis contained- paper