Eurogroup meeting: extract from Didier Reynders at the arrivals
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council
End production: 06/12/2010 First transmission: 06/12/2010
Arriving at the Eurogroup meeting, Didier Reynders, Acting Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Institutional Reforms and President in office of the Council, said that Ministers will review the Irish situation, as well as the situation in the whole Eurozone.
The size of permanent crisis mechanism will be high on the meeting's agenda. 'We will set up the means for the permanent crisis mechanism that we already agreed. We now need to put it on track', added Didier Reynders.
This eveningEurozone Finance Ministers will discuss details of a permanent crisis mechanism based on a report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the economic situation and the handling of the eurozone crisis.
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||Arrival of Didier Reynders, Acting Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Institutional Reforms and President in office of the Council
||SOUNDBITE (in French) Didier Reynders saying that: We are going to review the Irish situation because we will approve the plan which has been decided for Ireland. Furthermore, we will analyse the situation in the whole Eurozone and perhaps set up the means for the permanent crisis mechanism that we already agreed. We now need to put it on track.
'Are you going to discuss the size of the provisional mechanism ? (question from the journalist)
We will have to discuss the size of the permanent crisis mechanism and if we agree on that, we could eventually talk on the provisional one, as well.