Portugal 'is in safe hands": ECB's Draghi

Portugal has made "outstanding" progress with reforms and is currently "in safe hands", after the resignation of finance minister Vitor Gaspar, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said on Thursday.

The results achieved have been "quite significant, remarkable, if not outstanding," Draghi told a news conference. The ECB was "assured by the new minister" Maria Luis Albuquerque and "Portugal is in safe hands," Draghi said.