UPDATE 1-Greece to restart privatisation programme

April 9, 2015 1:46 PM

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PARIS, April 9 (Reuters) - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Thursday that the government was restarting its privatisation programme and was committed to avoiding going into a primary deficit again.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government has been opposed to some asset sales but has promised not to cancel completed privatisations and only review some tenders as part of the terms of a four-month extension of its February bailout programme.

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