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Finance Minister Tsakalotos Confirms Positive Negotiations

Today, the Greek government stated that there are no concrete discrepancies between global lenders, concerning privatization negotiations.

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos confirmed that discussions between the nation and its international backers, were developing more positively than forecasted.

Tsakalotos stated to reporters following a meeting break, "We have submitted a proposal to them...They said they would examine it and come back to us."

The Finance Minister added, "There were small divergences in views. I don't think there will be a problem. Discussions have gone better than I expected." Tsakalotos disclosed that the negotiation's differing views centered on administrative and privatization issues.

(Source: Reuters)