GREEK FIN.MIN. TO SEND REFORM PROPOSALS AT MONDAY’S EUROGROUP

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (pictured) says he will present proposals for six reforms at Monday’s Eurogroup.

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“I will go with a file of six reform proposals so we can discuss which ones can be implemented immediately,” he told Star TV on Monday night.

His comment comes after Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem suggested in an interview with the Financial Times that Greece may receive some of its 7.2-billion-euro loan tranche as early as March if it proceeds with reforms.

During the interview, Varoufakis insisted that Greece would not have problems repaying 1.5 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund.

He also ruled out the possibility of exiting the euro, saying that the best option for the country is to restructure its debt within the eurozone.

“Leaving the eurozone would be the worst thing that could happen to us,” he said.


Article written by Kathemerini