Lithuania open to discussion on euro area budget, finance minister

Lithuania is open to discussions about the French president's proposal to establish a position of the euro area finance minister and develop a separate budget of the area, says Lithuania's Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka, noting that this was not the most urgent matter at the moment.
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