Eurogroup raises hopes for deal and disbursement before summer

New Europe / Alexandros Michailidis

Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium on May 22, 2017.

Eurogroup raises hopes for deal and disbursement before summer


“I expect and I am working on a deal today,” said the Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Brussels, before another critical meeting for Greece was to start.
Athens’ progress may not be the first item on the eurozone finance ministers meeting agenda, but the discussion could be long, as the EU institutions and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are seeking for a common ground on debt relief.
“The IMF has asked for more clarity, for more specificity, this is what we work on today,” sai...


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