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Greek negotiators in Brussels to explore 'scope for convergence' with creditors

  • The Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, addresses the media in front of the finance ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015 after a meeting with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    The Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, addresses the media in front of the finance ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015 after a meeting with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)  (The Associated Press)

  • People sit at a cafe in front of a graffiti covering the fence of a closed old textile shop in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, June 7, 2015.  Greece cannot accept the "irrational" proposal made this week by its bailout creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told an emergency Parliament session Friday, adding that any deal must also include some lightening of the country's crushing debt load.(AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    People sit at a cafe in front of a graffiti covering the fence of a closed old textile shop in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Greece cannot accept the "irrational" proposal made this week by its bailout creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told an emergency Parliament session Friday, adding that any deal must also include some lightening of the country's crushing debt load.(AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man walks past a shop window in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, June 7, 2015.  Greece cannot accept the "irrational" proposal made this week by its bailout creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told an emergency Parliament session Friday, adding that any deal must also include some lightening of the country's crushing debt load. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    A man walks past a shop window in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Greece cannot accept the "irrational" proposal made this week by its bailout creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told an emergency Parliament session Friday, adding that any deal must also include some lightening of the country's crushing debt load. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)  (The Associated Press)

Greek negotiators are in Brussels to explore the "scope for convergence" with the country's creditors, following days of acrimony over rival reform proposals for a deal that will unlock Greece's last remaining bailout funds.

Government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis said Monday that Greece considers the 47-page document delivered by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a visit to Brussels last week to be the basis for a deal.

The institutions overseeing Greece's bailout — the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund and European Commission — have issued their proposals, but Tsipras rejected them as unacceptable.

Sakellaridis also said the government was not considering elections, an option raised by some ministers if a solution cannot be found.

Meanwhile, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is having talks with German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin.