Ex-finance minister: euro project has failed
Former finance minister Hans Hoogervorst says he believes the euro experiment has failed.
In an interview with a Dutch television programme, scheduled for broadcast on 11 December 2011, the former Dutch finance chief said it would have been better if the European single currency had never been introduced. he said.
Earlier today, Mr Hoogervorst appeared before the De Wit commission, which is investigating the crisis in the euro zone. In his testimony, the former finance minister said it was entirely possible that the problems within the euro zone are too extensive to solve.
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