January 31, 2015 / 10:53 AM / 3 years ago

Greek finance minister to meet French counterpart on Sunday

PARIS/ATHENS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet with his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris on Sunday, the French finance ministry said on Saturday.

The meeting will take place at 5 p.m. local time (1600 GMT)on Sunday and the two ministers will make a joint statement to media at 6.30 p.m., the ministry said in a statement.

No one at the Greek finance ministry in Athens was immediately available for comment.

Reporting by Elizabeth Pineau and Jean-Baptiste Vey in Paris and Renee Maltezou in Athens; Writing by Geert De Clercq; Editing by Louise Ireland

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