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Progress on all issues in talks with troika, FinMin says
There is progress on all issues, Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, after a meeting between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras with troika officials, the Finance Minister said the meetings with the troika will continue on Friday and Saturday, even on Sunday if necessary.
“We are going towards a political agreement on Monday,” Stournaras said.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Administrative Reform Minister, speaking to reporters, said “we will be ready on Monday”, adding it was necessary to have a deal on the issue of the public sector.
“Let me tell you categorically that there is no issue of raising the number of dismissals, beyond the 15,000 agreed by the government,” Mitsotakis added.
Source: Athens News Agency