Britain will join euro one day: Mandelson

PARIS Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:13am EST

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PARIS (Reuters) - Britain will be part of the euro one day but not any time soon, Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said on Friday.

"We already have a euro zone providing a single central bank, currency and monetary policy which one day I believe Britain will be part of. It's not going to be soon but we will do it," Mandelson said after delivering a speech on globalization in Paris.

Britain is due to hold an election by June. The opposition Conservatives have said they would never adopt the euro.

(Reporting by Sophie Hardach; Writing by Anna Willard; Editing by James Regan)

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MagAodh wrote:
The sooner these Liebour traitors are consigned to the scrapheap for failed poltico’s the better.

If Mandelson loves the Euro so much why doesn’t he emigrate to a Eurozone country and stop destroying my homeland?

Feb 26, 2010 11:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
Gotthardbahn wrote:
As if. The Brits invented common sense and have rejected the Europ not once but twice, if memory serves. Fancy that, having a bunch of poodles or sausage-eaters telling you what your money is worth. It will never happen.

Feb 26, 2010 2:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MagAodh wrote:
Sebastian293 what world do you live in? If you hate Britain so much why do you write your comments in English?

If you are an American commenting then you should stop throwing stones as without Britain you wouldn’t even be here.

Feb 26, 2010 5:28pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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