The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and the President of the Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, expressed their congratulations to Greece for regaining investment grade. during a press conference they gave, after the end of the work of the European Council in Brussels.

Congratulations to Greece for the progress that has been made and which is very visible among the rating agencies“, said Charles Michel. “We congratulate the Greek authorities for this result and this success”, he stressed.

For her part, the President of the Commission stated that at the end of the discussion on the situation in the Eurozone, the EU leaders congratulated Greece “for the outstanding progress it has made in recent years».

“Recovering an investment grade is an important milestone,” Von der Leyen stressed and credited the Greek people for the enormous sacrifices they have made. “There is still a lot to be done, but I am sure that Greece will continue on the sustainable path”, she added.