“We Must Go On with a Political Union”

People ♦ Published: August 30, 2012; 19:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

On the occasion of the European Forum Alpbach 2012, Anna Diamantopoulou, Former European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs calls for a completion of the European project.

“We Must Go On with a Political Union” / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Regarding her home country Greece, Diamantopoulou commented that reforms must be continued. Straight and hard measures are necessary in order to restructure the Greek public finance. “We know what we have to do at national level.” Diamantopoulou says. “We cannot continue the monetary union and different budgetary policies. We need a banking union, a fiscal union and an economic…