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European Central Bank faces questions as it prepares to start bond-buying stimulus program

Two protestors walk in front of a banner during an anti austerity demonstration outside a European Central Bank Governing Council meeting at the conference center in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Several thousand demonstrators in Cyprus called for an end to austerity policies they say has driven many in the bailed-out country to poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Two protestors walk in front of a banner during an anti austerity demonstration outside a European Central Bank Governing Council meeting at the conference center in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Several thousand demonstrators in Cyprus called for an end to austerity policies they say has driven many in the bailed-out country to poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)  (The Associated Press)

The European Central Bank will face questions on the details of its bond-buying stimulus program when it holds a policy meeting and press conference Thursday.

At its latest meeting it is expected to discuss the final details of the program that it announced in January and is due to start this month.

It will also face questions on Greece's financial crisis, in particular the emergency support it is giving the country's banks and whether it would consider renegotiating some of the debt owed by the government.

At the meeting, to be held in Nicosia, the capital of the Mediterranean eurozone state of Cyprus, the central bank is expected to keep its interest rates on hold.