Fabius cool to idea of ECB counterweight - paper

French Finance Minister Laurent Fabius has distanced himself from suggestions there should be an "economic government" for the euro zone to form a counterweight to the European Central Bank, according to a newspaper interview published on Mar 2, 2001.

Fabius said the existing system of cooperation among euro zone finance ministers worked well and that he did not like the phrase "economic government," the newspaper said, without quoting him directly.

There was no aim to turn the euro group of euro

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