Government and troika to meet in Paris

The Finance ministry on Monday announced that late on Sunday it was agreed that the government representatives and the troika would meet on November 25/26 in Paris, to speed up evaluation process and decide on forthcoming steps.

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas on Friday said that progress has been made in negotiations between the troika and the Greek government.

Asked on the outcome of negotiations between the government and the troika, Schinas said: “Discussions with the Greek authorities continue. Progress has been made in several issues. Discussions will continue today so that our officials to be allowed to return to Athens.”