Duisenberg adds voice to fears over EU hopefuls

GREECE - The European Central Bank raised fresh concerns on Wednesday 17 October over the economic policies of future European Union members, underlining its doubts over their fitness for swift entry to the single currency.

ECB President Wim Duisenberg said some future EU states were running risky fiscal deficits and urged them to control spending.

"Although the overall fiscal policy stance is satisfactory in most (European Union) accession countries, some countries have recently experienced wo