What about Portugal and Ireland?

Portugal and Ireland are—like Greece—recipients of financial assistance from euro-zone countries and the International Monetary Fund. A Greek exit from the euro zone would exert more pressure on these two countries. Portugal and Ireland are already expected to get fresh financial assistance of some form. Guntram Wolff, of Brussels think-tank Bruegel, believes that, should Greece exit the euro, the market will turn its attention to these two vulnerable countries.

Some possible answers to the problems that would be thrown up by nation's departure from bloc
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