The White House said that it is "important" that the Greek government continues the economic reforms and reiterated that the European Union is capable of overcoming the present crisis.
"Greece has achieved considerable progress" in handling the debt crisis but "it is important that the Greek government continues" the reforms said Jay Carney, the spokesman of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Carney, who stated the above during the daily press briefing, underlined that the White House is closely watching the situation in Greece, that might create "adverse winds" for the economy and reiterated that the European Union is, in the opinion of the American presidency, "capable of handling" this crisis.