A resolution to the Greek debt crisis could be reached "later this week", the head of the Eurogroup has said.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem said proposals from the Greek government had arrived too late for an agreement today, but that finance chiefs would now properly assess the plans in the hope of reaching a deal later this week.
"The work can start immediately as far as we are concerned," he said.
"If necessary - and if all goes well, it will be necessary - the euro group will have another meeting later this week to hear from the final outcome of the talks with the Greek authorities."
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