Euro Region Size Secondary Question, Friedrich Tells Rheinische

Improving the competitiveness of all European economies is more important than the size of the euro region, German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich told the Rheinische Post.

“Europe is more than just the euro,” the newspaper cited Friedrich as saying in an interview. He added that countries such as Poland are outside the euro region and are still competitive, the newspaper reported.

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