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

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 05:50

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


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

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