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Irish finance minister sees no issue in reprofiling Greek debt

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - sees no issue with reprofiling Greece's debt, its minister said on Thursday, as euro zone lenders to discuss the size of new loans to and what debt relief they may offer.

"has no difficulty with proposals in relation to the reprofiling of Greek debt," Paschal Donohoe told reporters in Luxembourg ahead of the meeting.

"We're looking forward to seeing progress being made this afternoon and this evening in relation to our Greek neighbours."

needs more than 7 billion euros ($7.8 billion) in new loans from the euro zone bailout fund to repay debt maturing in July, but can only get the money once lenders agree Athens has pushed through agreed reforms.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Miles; Writing by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Alastair Macdonald)

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