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Studio interview: Significance of Estonia joining eurozone

09-21-2010 14:14 BJT

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Background: European welcomes Estonia to join

European Central Bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet has been promoting the euro in Estonia. The Baltic nation is making preparations to adopt the shared currency in January. Full Story>>

For more on the European Central Bank chief's visit to Estonia, we're joined on the phone by Fraser Cameron from the EU-Russia Center in Moscow.

1: Hello, Fraser. Estonia will be the 17th nation to adopt the euro - and the first from the former Soviet Union. What do you think is the significance for Estonia?

2: The eurozone faces its severest crisis since the currency was established in 1999. What impact will Estonia's joining have on the Eurozone?

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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