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Dijsselbloem confirms Eurogroup candidacy

18.01.13 @ 09:26

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Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has formally declared his candidacy to be the next chairman of the 17-member Eurogroup. Dijsselbloem, who is bidding to replace Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker in the post, is expected to be confirmed when the eurozone's 17 finance ministers meet in Brussels next week.