FPÖ Claims New Currency Area

People ♦ Published: September 19, 2011; 16:19 ♦ (Vindobona)

The chairman of the Austrian Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache, calls for the creation of a “core Europe” with a new currency.

FPÖ Claims New Currency Area / Picture: © www.hcstrache.at / Press Photo

Strache is convinced that the collapse of the Euro-area would not ruin Europe and wants to create a own currency area. Possible member countries could be Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria. This step would require the leaving of these countries from the Euro-area. Other member states could be left with a “weak” Euro.

For Strache it is the right time to talk…