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Greek PM Samaras says that Greece needs more time after reforms

The Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras will meet the head of the group of Eurozone Finance Ministers, Jean-Claude Juncker, later on Wednesday to discuss whether the country deserves its next instalment of its bailout.

Mr Samaras made it clear in an interview published in the German newspaper Bild that Greece needs more time to implement the spending reforms.

Mark Lowen reports.