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Lithuania gets Commission 'green light' to join euro

04.06.14 @ 17:33

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The European Commission will formally back Lithuania's bid to join the euro in 2015, commissioner Olli Rehn said Wednesday. Rehn will present the proposal to EU governments this month, pending a final decision in July. Membership would be "a major, hard-earned and deserved achievement for the Lithuanian people," he added.