Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Lew’s Meeting with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew met today with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.

 Secretary Lew and Minister Tsakalotos discussed the importance of Greece, the IMF, and European institutions concluding the first review of Greece’s economic reform program in a timely manner.  The Secretary urged Greece to accelerate progress on agreeing to and implementing robust reforms, and underscored the importance of Europe following through on its commitment to put Greece’s debt on a sustainable path through debt relief.