The head of the EuroGroup, Jeroen Dijsselbloem disclosed the content of the April 7 Malta EuroGroup agreement between Greece and its creditors. In a letter he sent to the EuroGroup members Mr. Dijsselbloem presented the results of the Malta meeting. With regards to Greece the official meeting covers the following:
4. Greece – State of play
Agreement for measures of 3.6 billion Euro. Reductions in pension and tax-free threshold.
Dijsselbloem: After the completion of the technical agreement will talk about debt.
“We achieved great progress in the second evaluation after the previous Eurogroup, when on my initiative we changed the strategy on the things we negotiate about”, he added.
Greece expects it will reach a deal with its creditors this week, after months of fruitless talks that have raised concern about its economic recovery, the government spokesman said on Thursday.
"I think a very positive outcome Friday is very likely," Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told Antenna TV, referring to a meeting of eurozone ministers in Malta.