Greece has 'basically achieved' its reform goals: Juncker

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker holds a joint press conference with the EU President and the Japanese prime minister at the EU headquarters in Brussels on May 3, 2016Greece has “basically achieved” the objectives of the reforms required by its creditors and its eurozone partners will begin discussing possible debt relief for the country, according to European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker. “We are now at the time of the first review of the programme (to aid Greece) and the objectives have been basically achieved,” Juncker said in an interview to be published Sunday in the Funke Mediengruppe newspapers in Germany. The Eurogroup, comprised of the 19 finance ministers of the euro area countries, is set to meet Monday in Brussels and take up this review of Greek reforms.

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