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As gov’t, ND clash over Paris trip, L’Oreal confirms meeting with PM

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As officials of the government and the main opposition New Democracy continued to trade barbs over allegations by ND that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras used the prime ministerial jet for a private visit to Paris, a spokesperson for L'Oréal told Kathimerini that Tsipras had a "private" meeting with L'Oréal Paris executives.

In her comments to Kathimerini, the representative Anne-Laure Richard confirmed the meeting but offered no additional details. "It was a private meeting, we have no comment regarding topics discussed," she said.

Tsipras's stopover in Paris on his way back from Lisbon last month sparked a vehement exchange between his office and ND with the latter accusing him of wasting Greek taxpayers' money for a private holiday.