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Greece moves to sideline Varoufakis after reform talks fiasco| Reuters

Apr 28, 2015    

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, a move widely seen as an effort to relegate embattled Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to a less active role in negotiations. An anti-austerity economist who has angered peers with his brash style, Varoufakis is facing calls to quit after returning from a meeting of euro zone finance ministers in Riga isolated and empty-handed while Athens scrambles to avoid bankruptcy. Tsipras and senior aides publicly voiced support for Varoufakis at a meeting on Sunday and agre...

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