Eurozone finance ministers approved the launch of formal bailout talks with debt-wracked Greece on Thursday, after the Greek parliament pushed through a raft of tough reforms set as the condition to open the negotiations.
"The Eurogroup welcomes the adoption by the Greek Parliament of all the commitments specified in the Euro Summit statement of 12 July," the Eurogroup of the eurozone's 19 finance ministers said in a statement after a conference call.
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