10 Questions with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso

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President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso spoke to the press on Europe day and answered questions about the current situation in Europe, after elections held in Greece and France

Is the worst of the euro-zone debt crisis behind us?
I believe it is behind, but we are not yet over the crisis.

Were there moments during the past two to three years when you thought, 'This is it, the euro's going to break up'?
Never. I was fully confident that there was political will of the euro-area member states and leaders to overcome the crisis. It is true that it is an unprecedented crisis. But it is also...

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