A worker speaks on his cellphone as he sits on scaffolding erected to display Christmas decorations, , with the Greek parliament in the background at the Athens' main Syntagma square on

 

              A worker speaks on his cellphone as he sits on scaffolding erected to display Christmas decorations, , with the Greek parliament in the background at the Athens
A worker speaks on his cellphone as he sits on scaffolding erected to display Christmas decorations, , with the Greek parliament in the background at the Athens' main Syntagma square on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Greece's economy shrank by 6.9 percent in the third quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2011. Separately, Greece's debt management agency has announced it will seek to raise euro 3.75 billion ($4.9 billion) in treasury bills next week. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)