BRUSSELS Jan 22 EU finance ministers and the
Commission are confident Ireland and Portugal will be able to
return to full market financing after their bailouts and will
work in the coming months to facilitate that, the top EU
economic affairs official said.
"Today's Ecofin reconfirmed the growing confidence in both
countries' prospects for a successful return to the markets, to
market financing," EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner
Olli Rehn told a news briefing after an Ecofin meeting of EU
"The Ecofin and Eurogroup will, together with the
Commission, explore in the coming months how to further
facilitate this successful return to market financing."