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Jeroen Dijsselbloem Former Dutch Finance Minister and former President of the Eurogroup

Quite a large number of ministers feel that to complement our toolkit with a fiscal capacity as a stabilization tool would be useful
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Reza Moghadam Economist and Vice-chairman for sovereigns and official institutions at Morgan Stanley

Macron is right - the Eurozone needs a finance minister. [...] it focuses on the essential: a collective action mechanism for managing and stabilising economies in crisis. It also does so without the need for EU Treaty changes

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Guntram Wolff Director of Brussels-based think tank Bruegel

A European finance minister — as Juncker outlined it — is a misnomer that will create false expectations and confusion. […] It would be unwise to create totally new euro area institutions beyond the ESM that would only aggravate the division between countries inside the euro area and those outside.
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