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Greek Anti-Bailout Leader to Meet French, German Left, AFP Says

Alexis Tsipras, the head of Greek anti-bailout party Syriza, will hold a meeting tomorrow in Paris with Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of France’s radical left party, and Pierre Laurent, president of the European left party of which Tsipras is vice president, Agence France-Presse said.

Tsipras will also stage a press conference with Laurent and Melenchon before traveling to Berlin on May 22 to meet with Klaus Ernst and Gregor Gysi, co-presidents of Germany’s Die Linke party, AFP reported, citing Athens-based Syriza.

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