ESM’s Regling and Commission chief Juncker to visit Athens on Tuesday


European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief Klaus Regling is expected to visit Athens on Tuesday, where he will meet with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos in the morning.

The pair will hold a press conference after their meeting.

The ESM on Friday approved the release of 7.5 billion euros in rescue loans for Greece.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is also expected in the Greek capital on Tuesday, it was reported earlier on Monday. He is due to meet with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

The Commission chief’s agenda also includes a keynote address at the general assembly of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) on Tuesday evening and talks with local officials at the Economic and Social Council of Greece.