Evangelos Venizelos, Antonis Samaras and Alexis Tsipras meet with Greek President Carolos Papoulias.
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Greek minister hopeful of coalition government deal

A Greek government minister has said there is "considerable hope" of a coalition government being formed avoiding a fresh election.

Constantine Papadopolous, the minister for international economic relations, told BBC Radio 5live, that his personal feeling was a deal would be reached.

He said public opinion in Greece was still firmly in favour of staying in the euro.

  • 13 May 2012
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