Greece creditor agreement ‘in coming days,’ EU commissioner says


Greece and its EU-IMF creditors will reach a deal to release the next tranche of its 86-billion-euro bailout "in the coming days," said a senior EU official on Monday after talks in Brussels.

"Staff level agreement to be finalized in coming days, including the contingency mechanism," said Valdis Dombrovskis, the EU Commission’s vice-president in charge of the euro, following the meeting of the eurozone’s 19 finance ministers. [AFP]