Greek finance minister did not discuss euro exit

Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou attended a eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg on Friday but did not discuss Greece's exit from the euro, the finance ministry said in a statement.

"The minister was invited to exchange views (on issues including) economic developments in Greece," the statement said.

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"It is clear that during this meeting it was never discussed or posed as an issue whether Greece would remain in the euro zone."

(Reporting by Dina Kyriakidou; Editing by Michael Roddy)