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Portugal FM favourite for EU top job

in News · 04-12-2017 08:43:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal’s Mário Centeno is the favourite when the forum of European finance ministers meets later today in Brussels to elect a president.

Portugal FM favourite for EU top job

 

The Portuguese finance minister is the main candidate presented by the European Socialists, and the favourite among the four candidates to lead the Eurogroup.

 

Prime Minister António Costa said Centeno taking up the post would be an honour for Portugal.

 

However some opposition parties have questioned the move, arguing Centeno already has enough on his plate in Portugal and should not take on further responsibilities outside the country’s borders.

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Edition 1453
09 December 2017
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