Former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi said European Union treaties must be changed to allow a member country to exit the 17-nation euro region, Germany’s Focus magazine reported, citing an interview.
“Nobody has an interest in a collapse of the euro zone,” Prodi told Focus. “But in the long term, we need more cooperation in Europe. That requires two things: an end of the principle of unanimity and a potential way out of the union,” he was quoted as saying.
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