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Greek, Troika Meeting Held in ‘Positive’ Climate, Official Says

September 29, 2011

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos’s first meeting with the heads of a European Union, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank mission was held in “a positive and creative climate”, according to a Greek finance ministry official.

The officials, known as the troika, and Venizelos reviewed recent austerity measures announced by the Greek government, said the official, who declined to be named. They will hold more meetings with Venizelos and other government members over the next few days, according to the official.

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