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Challenger emerges for Eurogroup presidency

Spanish Economy Minister faces Dutch Finance Minister

FRENCH BACKING: Mr Sapin (right) has stopped short of formally backing Mr Dijsselbloem's challenger for Eurogroup presidency.


THE race for the Eurogroup presidency began on Friday with the Netherlands' Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem announcing that he will seek a second term and Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos saying that he will mount a challenge.

The position, once little