The European Commission and European Central Bank (ECB) staff who visited Athens this week as part of the second post-programme mission will publish their report on February 27, the Commission said on Friday. In a statement following the completion of the mission on Friday, the European Commission published the following statements: "Staff from the European Commission, in liaison with staff from the European Central Bank, visited Athens from January 21 to 25 for the second post-programme mission to Greece. Staff from the IMF participated in the context of its Post-Programme Monitoring (PPM) framework. Staff from the European Stability Mechanism participated in the context of its Early Warning System. The mission held discussions on the key challenges facing the Greek economy. This included discussions on the fiscal situation and outlook following the adoption of a budget for 2019 to reach the agreed primary surplus target of 3.5% of GDP.