Greek euro exit would have no major impact on Lithuania, says central bank governor

Amid increasing speculation that Greece might exit the euro zone, the governor of the central bank of Lithuania, which has just adopted the single currency, says that a Greek withdrawal would have no major impact on Lithuania.
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