EU president: euro is eu's future

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Added On June 8, 2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has praised the importance of the euro - calling it the future of the European Union.
 
Juncker made the announcement as part of his keynote speech at this year's Brussels Economic Forum.
 
Taking to the podium, Juncker celebrated how important the euro has become in just two decades.
 
Saying that the currency's future, and the European Union's future, is the same thing.
  
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH): JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER, European Commission President
"Across the world, the euro is now the second most used reserve currency, with 60 countries now linking their currencies to the euro in one way or another. We should never underestimate how far the euro has come."
 
Despite the progress, Juncker warned that the recovery benefits everyone. The other: complete Economic and Monetary Union.