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Greece wants bold Merkel embrace of Macron's euro zone plans

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(Reuters) - should be bolder in responding to French proposals to strengthen the euro zone, the Greek minister said in interview published on Wednesday, adding that concerns over had highlighted the need to act.

Asked by German newspaper whether needed a vision like that embodied in Emmanuel Macron's reform proposals or a more realistic approach favoured by Merkel, Euclid Tsakalotos said: "Whether it is realistic or not has to be determined."

He added: "Just continuing as before will not solve the euro zone's problems. Merkel could be bolder. And that would be good for and for her legacy as a European "

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 18:32 IST