June 8, 2013
François Hollande, the French president, has declared an end to the eurozone debt crisis, despite record unemployment across the continent.
“You must understand that the crisis in the eurozone is over,” Hollande told an audience in Japan during a three-day state visit.
“Europe has become more stable, but it must now be oriented toward growth,” he said during a speech in Tokyo. “I believe that the crisis, far from weakening the eurozone, will strengthen it.