1. Where the contracting authority conducts negotiations with the economic operators participating in the procedure, Article 88(1)-(4) and (8) shall apply accordingly, with the proviso that the minimum requirements shall mean the conditions set out in Article 121(3).
2. Article 88(6), taking into account Article 125(4), shall apply accordingly during the entire procedure until the contracting authority is not bound by the conditions set by him.
3. The contracting authority can start negotiations with the economic operators or reopen competition, if, following the evaluation of tenders, it realizes that that, considering the conditions of the most advantageous tender, the conditions set out in Article 8(7) or the condition set out in Article 133(2) would not be met.