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Greek top negotiator in line to become finance minister

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister and coordinator of the negotiating team for the talks between Greece and its international lenders, Tsakalotos, speaks during an interview with Reuters

Greece’s chief negotiator in aid talks with international creditors, Euclid Tsakalotos, is the government’s top candidate to become finance minister following the resignation on Monday of Yanis Varoufakis, a senior government official said.

Varoufakis’ successor is due to be named after a meeting of political leaders that got under way at 10 a.m. (0700 GMT).

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