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Who is Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos?

What you need to know about Yanis Varoufakis's less combative successor

By Alex Dean  

Tsakalotos waits for the start of a round table meeting of eurozone finance ministers at the EU LEX building in Brussels. © Virginia Mayo/AP/Press Association Images

Following the dramatic resignation of the iconoclastic economist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s leather jacket-toting former Finance Minister, on Monday morning, the less glamorous Euclid Tsakalotos has taken his place. But who is this quiet academic, and why has Alexis Tsipras…

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