Eurogroup Welcomes New Greek Proposals, Says 'They Are Positive Step in Process'
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
The Eurogroup said it welcomed the new proposals tabled by the Greek government on Monday, saying they constitute a positive step in the negotiations, following a meeting of eurozone finance ministers earlier in the day.
The full statement is as follows:
"The Eurogroup broadly welcomed a new version of the reform plan submitted by the Greek authorities this morning, before the Eurogroup meeting, and considered it to be a positive step in the process.The Eurogroup asked the institutions (the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund) to start analysing the new proposal and together with the Greek authorities work out a list of prior actions with a view to reaching a final agreement on the reform plan later this week. The Eurogroup might hold another meeting this week."