UPDATE 1-Eurogroup's Dijsselbloem expects deal with Greece in coming weeks

April 21, 2015 2:15 PM

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AMSTERDAM, April 21 (Reuters) - The head of the Eurogroup said on Tuesday that he expects Athens and its creditors to strike a new deal in the coming weeks and that it was in the euro zone's interests that Greece remains in the currency bloc.

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who heads the group of euro zone finance ministers, said Greece must meet its obligations and agreements if it wants to remain in the currency bloc. But he also said that a Greek exit was "not an option".

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