Greek financial minister did not discuss euro exit at meeting

Reuters, Saturday 7 May 2011

Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou attended a eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg on Friday but did not discuss Greece's exit from the euro, the finance ministry said in a statement.

"The minister was invited to exchange views (on issues including) economic developments in Greece," the statement said.

"It is clear that during this meeting it was never discussed or posed as an issue whether Greece would remain in the euro zone."

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