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Greek PM briefs party lawmakers on bailout pledges amid signs of rancor over concessions

  • Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives for an inner meeting at the parliament in Athens on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Caught between its campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's left-wing Syriza government delivered the list on the cusp of Monday night's deadline. The government was asked to present a list last Friday at a meeting of the 19 finance ministers of the eurozone so its bailout request could be met. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives for an inner meeting at the parliament in Athens on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Caught between its campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's left-wing Syriza government delivered the list on the cusp of Monday night's deadline. The government was asked to present a list last Friday at a meeting of the 19 finance ministers of the eurozone so its bailout request could be met. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)  (The Associated Press)

  • A municipality worker carries a grass cutter in front of graffitied wall in central Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Greece cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday after the finance ministers of the other 18 eurozone countries approved a list of policy goals Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Brussels and granted the four-month bailout extension. The list is being used as a starting point for the creation of new measures Greek parliament will have to vote into law.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A municipality worker carries a grass cutter in front of graffitied wall in central Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Greece cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday after the finance ministers of the other 18 eurozone countries approved a list of policy goals Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Brussels and granted the four-month bailout extension. The list is being used as a starting point for the creation of new measures Greek parliament will have to vote into law.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • People look at the newspapers hanging at a kiosk, in central Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Greece cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday after the finance ministers of the other 18 eurozone countries approved a list of policy goals Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Brussels and granted the four-month bailout extension. The list is being used as a starting point for the creation of new measures Greek parliament will have to vote into law. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    People look at the newspapers hanging at a kiosk, in central Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Greece cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday after the finance ministers of the other 18 eurozone countries approved a list of policy goals Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Brussels and granted the four-month bailout extension. The list is being used as a starting point for the creation of new measures Greek parliament will have to vote into law. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting with his radical left party's lawmakers to brief them on the pledges his government has made to European creditors in order to win a four-month extension to the country's international bailout.

The meeting, being held behind closed doors, comes amid increasing signs of rancor within Tsipras' Syriza party over the concessions made regarding the party's pre-election campaign pledges to abolish all bailout measures.

Greece cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday after the finance ministers of the other 18 eurozone countries approved a list of policy goals Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent to Brussels and granted the four-month extension. The list is being used as a starting point for the creation of new measures Greek parliament will have to vote into law.