March 26, 2013 / 12:14 PM / 5 years ago

Cypriot bank branches in Greece to reopen on Wednesday

ATHENS (Reuters) - The branches of three Cypriot banks in Greece will reopen on Wednesday after Greece’s Piraeus Bank agreed to take them over, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday.

A woman speaks on her mobile phone at a balcony of a Piraeus bank branch in central Athens March 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Piraeus later confirmed the Cypriot banks, which have been closed since March 19, would open on Wednesday.

Reporting by George Georgiopoulos, editing by Deepa Babington

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