Dutch finance minister is Eurogroup front-runner

Jeroen Dijsselbloem has support from France and Germany.

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Netherlands’ finance minister, has emerged as the front-runner to become the next president of the Eurogroup, the meetings of eurozone finance ministers. Dijsselbloem, who became finance minister in November, has the implicit backing of the French and German governments as well as of Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the European Council. 

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