Zalm says French on their own over ECB

Outgoing Dutch finance minister Gerrit Zalm said in an interview published Wednesday 14 February that no other eurozone countries share France's wish for politicians to exercise more control over the European Central Bank.

"It's a typical French debate," he said in an interview with the Financial Times. "After the presidential elections it is over. There is no enthusiasm for this in any other country."

In the interview Zalm described suggestions by French presidential frontrunners Nicolas Sarko