PRAGUE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir said on Thursday he would be a candidate to replace Jeroen Dijsselbloem as the powerful head of euro zone finance ministers, the Eurogroup.
“Herewith I confirm that I put forward my candidacy for the #Eurogroup Presidency,” Kazimir said on Twitter.
“I see #Eurozone as engine of European #integration. Europe’s diversity is our strength – we’re one community and my ambition is to integrate euro ‘ins’ & ‘outs’, build bridges.”
Reporting by Jason Hovet; Editing by Gareth Jones