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Merkel - Greek PM told me he would quickly implement reforms

Merkel - Greek PM told me he would quickly implement reforms
FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during a news conference with Finland's new Social Democrat Prime Minister Antti Rinne, at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, July 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke -
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Greece’s new prime minister has promised Angela Merkel in a phone call that he would quickly implement a reform programme, the German chancellor said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a news conference with Finland’s prime minister, Merkel also said she agreed with euro zone finance ministers that no change was needed to Greece’s bailout programme.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin; Writing by Madeline Chambers; Editing by Joseph Nasr)

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