Moscow. November 9. The Finance Ministers of the Eurozone will not be able to make a decision on the allocation of Greece tranche of 2 billion euros from the current aid programme at the lack of implementation agreed on with the creditors of the reforms, writes the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, citing official sources in the EU.
In a conference call, held on Sunday, Finance Ministers of Eurozone States were also informed that Greece took about 50 of reforms tied to the programme of assistance. Experts note that on a number of issues has been important progress, including the replacement of the tax on private education, the office saved the state banks, as well as the treatment of overdue loans.
However, Athens and its creditors need more time to complete all necessary at this stage of the reform.
“The decision to grant Greece 2 billion today,” said one of the sources.
Experts expect that Greece and its creditors reach agreement on the country reforms to the environment. The Eurozone Finance Ministers are expected to meet again Friday to discuss the issue and assess progress, noted the sources.
Originally it was planned that tranche of 2 billion euros will be transferred to Greece in October, but lenders arrested him.
Greece in July, has agreed with creditors on a financial aid package with a volume of 86 billion euros, pledging to take steps to further conserve and conduct a series of rigorous structural reforms.