Euclid Tsakalotos
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Greek minister: 'European people are on our side'

Greece is preparing to plead its case for a new debt arrangement at meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Wednesday.

The anti-austerity government led by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras which came to power at last month's elections says the terms of its €240bn (£182bn) bailout are too severe.

Government minister Euclid Tsakalotos told the BBC's Chris Morris that they had been given a mandate to do something different and that other eurozone countries needed to give them time to do that.

  • 11 Feb 2015
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