“I had a good and open conversation with FinMin Staikouras” Centeno says

Mario Centeno, Portugal's Finance Minister and newly elected President of the Eurogroup, holds a news conference at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Eurogroup chief Mario Centeno said he had a good and open conversation with Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouas in a tweet posted on his personal account on Monday.

“Today I spoke with the new Finance Minister Christos staikouras over the phone. A good and open conversation about Greece’s challenges. I invited him to present his policy plans in the next Eurogroup in Helsinki,” he posted on Twitter.