New Greek finance chief brings diplomatic touch

Athens • On his first full day as Greek finance minister, Euclid Tsakalotos faced 18 angry colleagues in a room in Brussels. His eurozone counterparts were livid after the left-wing Greek government called and won an austerity referendum that rejected their proposals for a rescue deal. Wearing a crumpled cotton suit, no tie and a gentle smile, Tsakalotos walked into the conference room on Tuesday carrying a notepad of hotel stationary with hand-written discussion points — easily readable by zoom...

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