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Extremist Tide Poses Growing Threat to Europe, Katainen Says

Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen urged voters to embrace more moderate policies as he cautioned against the threat to Europe posed by a surge in extremists bent on splitting the euro area.

Katainen asked voters to leave “anti-euro thinking aside,” in a Nov. 21 interview in Helsinki. “Times have been tough for quite a while and that’s showing for the political groups who have been there to clean up the mess.”