Germany supports Lithuania’s Eurozone entry: Official

Vilnius, April 19: The German Bundestag will vote for Lithuania’s entry into the Eurozone in 2015, an official said.

Manuel Sarrazin, spokesman of the Committee on the Affairs of the European Union of the German Bundestag, said during a meeting with Lithuania’s Seimas (parliament) here Thursday that Germany supported the country’s Eurozone membership, Xinhua reported.

The final decision on this would be taken by European Union (EU) institutions this summer at the earliest.

Lithuania is seeking to join the Eurozone in 2015 as the last of the Baltic three to be a member of the single currency bloc.

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