Latvia gets thumbs up to join euro

July 2013
Regional Today;07/10/2013, p3
The article reports that the European Union's (EU) ECOFIN council, which is made of finance ministers of the EU's 28 member states, granted formal approval to the tiny Baltic state of Latvia as the 18th member of the euro zone on July 9, 2013.


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