The Governing Body of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is expected to decide this afternoon, if the disbursement of the 7.7 billion euros installment to Greece will be approved, following the recommendation of the Working Group (EWG) of the Eurogroup.

The certainty that the disbursement will be approved, expressed yesterday a Eurozone Senior Official, who participates in the process of the second assessment.”I believe that the Board of ESM will find that all the conditions for the disbursement are satisfied,” he said, adding that some remaining details will be settled without any difficulty until the afternoon of the teleconference”.

It is recalled that the day before yesterday after a teleconference held by the European Stability Mechanism in which he participated, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos had assured the institutions and his counterparts that the Greek government would settle all outstanding issues before the current session of the Board.

Translation : Angeliki Dervou