Former Greek Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis (R) sits next to former Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis (L) during the vote at the Greek parliament in Athens early on July 23, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI
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Revelations by Greece's flamboyant former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis of secret plans for a parallel currency have sparked uproar in the country as the embattled leftist government on Monday began to rebuild tattered trust with its international creditors.Kathimerini daily over the weekend reported that Varoufakis had revealed the plan to a group of London-based investors a few days after resigning his post on July 6 .On Monday, a recording of Varoufakis' remarks was released by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum.Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Varoufakis admitted that the quotes were accurate but denied that he had plotted to return to the drachma.
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