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France: US Treasury chief Lew meets French FinMin Sapin in Paris00:45

France: US Treasury chief Lew meets French FinMin Sapin in Paris

France, Paris
July 16, 2015 at 08:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew arrived at the Finance Ministry in Paris, Thursday to discuss the Greek debt crisis with French Minister of Finance Michel Sapin.

Earlier on Thursday, Lew held talks with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on the same matter.

The US Treasury announced that the aim of the talks was "to continue engagement with European counterparts on the ongoing situation in Greece."

The Greek parliament approved the economic reforms demanded by the country's creditors, early Thursday morning, paving the way for a new €86 billion ($95 billion) bailout package, provided it is agreed to by the respective European legislatures.

France: US Treasury chief Lew meets French FinMin Sapin in Paris00:45
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US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew arrived at the Finance Ministry in Paris, Thursday to discuss the Greek debt crisis with French Minister of Finance Michel Sapin.

Earlier on Thursday, Lew held talks with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on the same matter.

The US Treasury announced that the aim of the talks was "to continue engagement with European counterparts on the ongoing situation in Greece."

The Greek parliament approved the economic reforms demanded by the country's creditors, early Thursday morning, paving the way for a new €86 billion ($95 billion) bailout package, provided it is agreed to by the respective European legislatures.

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