Eurogroup agrees on Greece's clean exit from the assistance program's's president and finance minister of Portugal, Mário Centeno (D), during a conversation with students at the celebrations of the European Day at the EB Francisco de Arruda School in Lisbon, May 9, 2018. ANTÓNIO PEDRO SANTOS / LUSA

Mario Centeno announced that the country, after eight years, is exiting the assistance program.

The Eurogroup reached an agreement, on Thursday, concerning Greece's exit from the third assistance program.

Mario Centeno, president of the Eurogroup, said that a new period was approaching for the country and recalled that Greece had spent the last eight years undergoing successive rescue programs, which now allowed them to join the narrow group of the successful ones.

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