Wim Duisenberg on Sweden's euro referendum

In a statement made September 14 ECB President Wim Duisenberg said he took note of the result but said the "outcome of the referendum will neither have an impact on the European Central Bank's policies and operation nor on the euro's position".

Statement by Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the European Central Bank, 14 September 2003.

I have taken note of the decision by the Swedish electorate in today's referendum. I acknowledge that a majority of the Swedish people is of the opinion tha