Joint Statement by the EC, the ECB, and the IMF on Portugal

Lisbon, 23-4-2013 — / — A joint mission comprising staff teams from European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Lisbon during April 15-18. The mission discussed with the government compensating policy measures for meeting the agreed fiscal deficit targets given the recent Constitutional Court ruling and reviewed progress on the ongoing public expenditure review. Discussions will continue with the aim of securing a timely completion of the seventh review.

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