When the Eurogroup chief and Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that the southern eurozone countries wasted money on ‘alcohol and women’, there was incredulity among all his peers. Then he refused to apologise, which determined Gianni Pittella, the Italian MEP who leads Dijsselbloem’s own European Socialist group, to publicly call for the Dutchman’s resignation, saying he is “not fit to be president of the Eurogroup.”
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