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epa04719033 Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (L) and Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Financial Stability Jonathan Stephen Cunliffe after family photo at Informal Meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) in Riga, Latvia 24 April 2015. Eurozone finance ministers expressed frustration Friday over the slow pace of negotiations between Greece and its creditors, with the cash-strapped country appearing no closer to accessing bailout funds. The leftist government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been struggling to agree with the international creditors on reforms that would unlock 7.2 billion euros (7.8 billion dollars) remaining under the country’s existing bailout. EPA/VALDA KALNINA