WTO head calls for growth and integration in Europe

World Trade Organisation director-general Pascal Lamy called for a shift to growth in the euro zone and deeper integration to combat the region’s debt crisis, AFP reported, citing an opinion piece.

9th May, 2012
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), left, speaks with Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), centre, and Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, at a G20 meeting last year.

World Trade Organisation director-general Pascal Lamy called for a shift to growth in the euro zone and deeper integration to combat the region’s debt crisis, AFP reported, citing an opinion piece.

“In the months and years to come, the countries of the euro zone are facing a major political and social crisis if they do not go through an additional step in integration,” Lamy and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development head Jacques...

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