Eurogroup

1.9 billion from tax free threshold in 2019 if targets not met: Eurogroup head

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

Greece on 'final stretch' of concluding bailout review, spokesman says

The deal reached at the recent Eurogroup meeting in Brussels has brought Greece very close to the completion of the bailout review, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said Wednesday while dismissing speculation of a crisis within the SYRIZA-led administration.

The Eurogroup has finished! (Upd) (Live conference)

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.

Institutions to return to Athens in the coming days, sources tell Kathimerini

The institutions have agreed to return to Athens following a meeting between Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem and lenders' representatives, sources told Kathimerini ahead of a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Malta on Friday.

Merkel to Tsipras: I am working for a solution on Greek matter at Malta Eurogroup

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly reassured Greek PM Alexis Tsipras that she would push for a technical staff level agreement between Greece and its creditors, according to Greek government sources. The two leaders spoke Wednesday over the phone following Mr.

Greece expects bailout deal Friday, says gov't spokesman

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.

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