EP confirms Lithuanian entry into eurozone

  • 2014-08-06
  • From wire report
VILNIUS - The European Parliament on July 16 confirmed the position of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Lithuania’s adoption of the euro with a large majority - 545 MEPs voted in favor, 116 against, reports LETA.The country can now join the eurozone on Jan. 1, 2015.“Lithuania fulfills all the criteria. The government and the national parliament have worked hard over the last years,” said MEP Werner Langen, the European Parliament Rapporteur on Lithuania’s adoption of the euro.“Lithuania’s accession to the euro is a strong signal ...
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