Chirac calls on ECB to consider Europe's growth

The European Central Bank should not limit its role to controlling inflation and should review its mission so that it can take into consideration Europe's growth, French President Jacques Chirac said Wednesday 14 July .

"The European Central Bank cannot consider prices stability as the only objective. It is one need, but there are also needs of growth and the management of the European public finance in accordance with the growth," Chirac told French televisions TF1 and France 2.

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