Merkel Says Croatia’s Euro Ambitions Very Realistic | 5/18/2019 | Staff
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ZAGREB (Reuters) – German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member’s economic development.

“The main economic indicators in Croatia are pointing in this direction,” Merkel said after meeting Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic in Zagreb.

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Merkel said she regards Croatia’s ambition, “namely the Euro accession during the next period … as very realistic”, referring to the EU commission’s next legislative period through 2024.

There was still a lot to be done but the country was well on track, she added.


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