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Iohannis at Brussels: Romania wants to join the eurozone as soon as possible

While attending the European Council in Brussels on Friday, President Klaus Iohannis reiterated Romania’s commitment to join the eurozone as soon as possible.

According to a press release of the Presidential Administration, the discussions at the meeting focused on ways to strengthen the Economic and Monetary Union.

”The Romanian President appreciated that all Member States participate in the Summit, including those that are not part of the euro area, highlighting the need to advance the process of consolidating the Economic and Monetary Union through an inclusive and consensual approach of the Member States,” the release reads.

According to the quoted source, the European Commission’s agenda includes topics related to defence and security, the social dimension of the European Union, education and culture, respectively the EU migration policy. At the same time, talks will be held on Britain’s leaving the EU.

Read also President Iohannis statements on Brexit here and here.

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