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Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreed between themselves to present a common stance to Greece later on Friday in talks on reforms and the fiscal path Athens must take, Eurozone officials said.

Eurozone chief rules out 'impossible' UK Brexit demands

Eurozone chief rules out 'impossible' UK Brexit demands

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem has dismissed as "intellectually impossible" the notion that Britain could retain unfettered access to the European single market while also cutting down on EU immigration.

Greece backs down on IMF role in bailout

Greece backs down on IMF role in bailout

Greece "fully accepted" today that the hardline IMF take a role in its massive third bailout, backing away from one of the last battle lines splitting Athens and its eurozone creditors.

Greece 'accepts' IMF role in bailout: Eurogroup chief

Greece 'accepts' IMF role in bailout: Eurogroup chief

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Thursday said Greece had "fully accepted" that the International Monetary Fund take a role in its third bailout programme despite Athens earlier saying the fund is no longer needed.

Eurozone ministers approve Greek bailout deal

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said late Friday that the finance ministers` meeting on Greece turned out "positive" and Greece is expected to get a new loan worth up to $95 bn.

Greece talks 'difficult', 'major issue of trust': Dijsselbloem

Talks between eurozone finance ministers on Greece`s last-ditch bailout request will be "quite difficult" given the crucial need to rebuild trust with Athens, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Saturday.

Greece proposals are 'opportunity' for deal this week: Dijsselbloem

The Greek government`s new proposals to its EU-IMF creditors represent an "opportunity" for a bailout deal this week, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Monday.

Next step has to come from Greece: Eurogroup`s Dijsselbloem

Next step has to come from Greece: Eurogroup`s Dijsselbloem

Greece must make the next move towards reaching a debt deal with its EU-IMF creditors but there is little chance of an agreement at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers Thursday, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.

Eurogroup election delayed to July by Greek crisis

The election of the next president of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers has been delayed until July because of the Greek crisis, current head and candidate Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Wednesday.

Forecasts of Greek euro exit premature: Dijsselbloem

Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Wednesday he is still working to keep Greece within the eurozone and that any predictions about a so-called Grexit are premature.

Greece must be realistic in debt talks: Dijsselbloem

Greece needs to be realistic when negotiating debt relief, Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem cautioned on Tuesday, as Athens runs out of time and money to settle a deal.

Mayors lash out at Greek govt`s demand for cash as default fears grow

Mayors across Greece lashed out Tuesday at a government decree ordering them to hand over their cash reserves as Athens struggled to pay off its massive debt and avert a possible default.

Dijsselbloem puts ABN Amro sale on ice over pay hikes

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Friday he was delaying a decision to sell state-owned bank ABN Amro following much-criticised reports about huge pay raises for the bank`s top management.

EU, Greece to start technical loan talks Wednesday

Warning Greece it had "no time to lose", euro zone ministers agreed technical talks between finance experts from Athens and its international creditors would start on Wednesday with the aim of unlocking further funding.

Greece creditors cautiously welcome reform plans

Greece edged closer to eurozone survival Tuesday as its international creditors and hold-out Germany looked ready to approve the reforms they had demanded of Athens in return for extending its bailout programme.

Euro nations `worried` by emerging markets

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the head of the Eurogroup which gathers the finance ministers of countries that use the single currency, insisted that the euro`s fragile recovery was not threatened.

EU ministers `losing patience` with Greece: Eurogroup

Eurozone finance ministers are "losing patience" with Greece, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem told a Greek daily as the government unveiled its next budget on Thursday without concluding an EU-IMF audit.

Eurogroup head cancels IMF trip due to Dutch budget talks

Dutch finance minister and Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem pulled out of annual IMF meetings in Washington on Thursday to deal with political problems at home that could trigger a budget crisis.