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International Monetary Fund mission chief for Portugal, Abebe... News PhotoCentral Bank,Economy,Europe,European Central Bank,European Union,Examining,Finance,Horizontal,International Monetary Fund,Lisbon,Meeting,Portugal,Troika - Eurozone Debt CrisisPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) mission chief for Portugal, Abebe Selassie (L) leaves the headquartes of the Economic and Social Council (CES) in Lisbon on February 28, 2013, for a meeting with the labour union representatives, as the so-called Troika of public creditors -- the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund -- began its latest review of the country's finances. Portugal was granted a financial rescue package worth 78 billion euros ($103 billion) in May 2011, in exchange for a pledge to straighten out its finances via austerity measures and economic reforms. AFP PHOTO/ PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)