EU: Hungary may still join euro by 2010

Hungary can still make its 2010 target date to join the euro currency if it takes tough action to manage its economy over the next three years, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said Friday 18 November.

"It would depend on the strategy, on the political will and ability to stick to the strategy. In theory it is perfectly possible to define and to implement a strategy from now or the day after the elections until 2009," he told a Brussels conference organized by the

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