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Eurogroup will evaluate that progress of the reforms in Greece, says EU spokesman Schinas

Eurogroup will evaluate that progress of the reforms in Greece, says EU spokesman Schinas

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas confirmed on Monday (9/11) that European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker spoke on the phone with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday.

Schinas said that their talks focused on the preparation of the Eurogroup meeting as well as the refugees issue.

Regarding the deliberations between the Greek authorities and the institutions during the weekend, Schinas said that progress was made and that the discussions continue at political and technical level in order an agreement to be reached in all sectors. He also noted that Monday's Eurogroup will evaluate the progress regarding the implementation of the reforms in Greece.

Finally, Schinas stressed that Juncker and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Djisselbloem will hold talks during the working lunch before the Eurogroup meeting.