Greece talks more positive but time running out, says Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis. Copyright European Union

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has emphasised the increasing common ground between the country and its creditors, as negotiations failed once again to deliver a final agreement.

A routine meeting of the Eurogroup on May 11 again saw Greece the main focus of discussion and again saw finance ministers fail to strike a deal. But both Varoufakis and Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem stressed the improved atmosphere at the talks.

"We recognise negotiations have advanced," Dijsselbloem

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