Euro zone ready to help Cyprus reform -Eurogroup chief

BRUSSELS, March 19 Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:33pm EDT

BRUSSELS, March 19 (Reuters) - The euro zone is prepared to help Cyprus overcome its financial problems and reform, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs the meetings of euro zone finance ministers, said on Tuesday.

"I confirm that the Eurogroup stands ready to assist Cyprus in its reform efforts," Dijsselbloem said in brief statement.