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Following a series of inconclusive meetings over the previous days, some progress was apparently recorded during discussions between Greek ministers and the institutions’ mission chiefs on Monday evening.
The negotiations lasted around four hours with the participation of Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou and Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Houliarakis.
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