EU Commission stresses the aim to reach staff level agreement by April 7

The aim is to reach a staff level agreement by the Eurogroup on April 7, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas on Monday said.

The spokesman said that the negotiations between Greece and the institutions continue with the view to concluding the second programme review as soon as possible.

Schinas reiterated the statement of the European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker that “all sides need to work hard so that a staff level agreement is reached as soon as possible.”

Concluding, Schinas said that the next meeting will be the Eurogroup on April 7 when ideally “we will be in a position to present a staff level agreement.”