Swedish PM takes a swipe at eurozone economies

With Sweden's referendum on the euro fast approaching, Goran Persson has hit out at the fiscal policies in leading eurozone economies Germany, France and Italy saying the three should have done more to put their public finances in order and build up budget surpluses before the euro was launched.

Source: Financial Times

Goran Persson, the Swedish prime minister, yesterday attacked Germany, France and Italy - the eurozone's three biggest countries - for failing to prepare for euro membership and