You are here

Row over Club Med 'drinks and women' comment threatens Euro chief

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 05:50

BT_20170323_KYRESIGN23_2804321.jpg
Mr Dijsselbloem's gaffe has exposed simmering north-south tensions within the European Union's single currency zone.

Brussels

EUROGROUP chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem faced calls to quit on Wednesday as a row escalated over his comments that southern European countries blew their money on "drinks and women".

"The sooner he goes the better," former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi said in comments

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

Nespresso
Pair your daily business read with the perfect cup of espresso.

Subscribe to The Business Times today to receive your very own Nespresso Inissia coffee machine worth $188.

Find out more at btsub.sg/btdeal

Powered by GET.comGetCom