February 2018

Member states invited to act on the Euro reform measures already agreed upon

During the Eurogroup meeting, convened on the eve of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels on the 19th and 20th February 2018, Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna stated that, “Malta supports the strengthening and the added roles for the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). There is no trade-off between the independence and the governance structure of the ESM. The current governance structure should be retained because it worked well during the worst of times.” Minister ... [+]