EU's Juncker: EU/IMF to mull new Greek reforms-report

ATHENS, April 19 Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT

ATHENS, April 19 (Reuters) - The mission of European Union and International Monetary Fund officials to Greece will discuss the possibility of Athens taking new austerity measures, Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker was quoted as saying on Monday.

Juncker told Greek website Euro2day the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF would agree on common terms in discussions over an economic programme they will discuss with Greece this week and which analysts say may lead the euro zone state to tap an international bailout.

Juncker said that if Greece asks for the aid, euro zone states would take their responsibility and that "there is European money when it becomes necessary", the website reported. (Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; writing by Michael Winfrey)

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