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Latest: Greek lawmakers back PM Tsipras' reform plan

Christine Seib

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has won backing from the Greek parliament for the tough reform proposals he submitted to the country's creditors, clearing a key hurdle ahead of a meeting of all European Union leaders on Sunday.

The proposal - which includes cutting pensions and raising taxes - has also got early support from EU and International Monetary Fund officials, ahead of a meeting on Saturday of euro zone finance ministers.

We'll keep you updated with all the developments.

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