French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed the need to speed up efforts to reach a loan deal between Greece and its creditors.
"We must accelerate it because the deadline is approaching," said Hollande during a Berlin visit.
Merkel agreed that "the talks should be accelerated" and called for "significant progress" in Greece's talks with the International Monetary Fund, European Commission and European Central Bank.
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