Eurogroup President cautiously optimistic on euro zone economy and Greek reforms  

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J. Dijsselbloem at ECON debate  

The state of play in Eurogroup talks with Greece dominated the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee’s regular debate with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Tuesday morning.

After sharing with MEPs news of growth forecasts and declining deficits in the euro area and good progress in Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus, he confirmed that the Greek reform plan had been received on Monday evening and that Eurogroup ministers would discuss it in a conference call on Tuesday.

The wrap-up of the live Twitter coverage of the speakers on behalf of the political groups is available at the link on the right.

You can also access video extracts from the debate: links on the right.