European finance ministers pledged to roll out a bulked-uprescue fund next month, leaving Greece and Italy on the front linesuntil then in the fight against the debt crisis.

Greece was ordered to provide written acceptance of bailoutterms in order to win an 8 billion-euro ($11 billion) loaninstallment by the end of November, while Italy was pressed to turnbudget-cut promises into reality.

Greece's reforms “have to be carried out immediately, we cannotwait until there's a new government, because that could be inMarch,” Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter told reporters todaybefore the second day of a European finance meeting in Brussels.“We need confirmation in writing from all parties.”

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