Juncker heralds MoU exit but fails to add clarity during Athens visit
Lenders still aiming for completion of fourth review in May
After Washington talks, debt relief and fiscal remain main obstacles on way to MoU exit
Debt, fiscal path still divide lenders ahead of Washington Group meeting
Ahead of IMF Spring Meetings, questions remain about conclusion of programme
Athens presents growth plan outline as lenders continue to differ on debt relief
EC upbeat on reforms paying off, as long as they continue
In a background paper published on Monday, the European Commission (EC) takes stock of the progress in the first two thirds of Greece’s European Stability Mechanism (ESM) programme and provides an overview of the measures undertaken to date to achieve its four main objectives.
The Commission takes an overall positive view on the developments so far but warns that efforts will need to continue as the nascent recovery is fragile and dependent on positive programme progress and eventual successful completion.
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