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Euro-Group: Fekter Presses Ahead

Published: March 31, 2012; 12:58 · (Vindobona)

Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the euro-group is angry at the Austrian Minister of Finance, Maria Fekter, who presented the summits´ results before Juncker´s press conference.

Euro-Group: Fekter Presses Ahead / Picture: © Wikipedia / World Economic Forum (Heinz Tesarek)

Not only colleagues passed criticism on Fekter, but also international media did. The Austrian Minister of Finance presented the results of the EU summit untimely. Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to boost the currency bloc's debt crisis firewall to roughly € 800bn ($1.06tn), Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter said to journalists on Friday.

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