EU conservative leader says talk about "grexit" has intensified

April 24, 2015 7:05 AM

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VIENNA, April 24 (Reuters) - Discussions about a Greek exit from the euro zone - or "grexit" - have intensified, Manfred Weber, leader of the centre-right European People's Party (EPP), the biggest bloc in the European parliament, said in an interview published on Friday.

As euro zone finance ministers meet in Riga to assess progress on Greek reforms, Athens offered concessions on some key reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for new funding for the country which quickly runs out of money.

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