Eurogroup presidency won by Ireland’s Paschal Donohoe

Eurogroup presidency won by Ireland’s Paschal Donohoe

The next president of the Eurogroup is the Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

Eurozone finance ministers elected Donohoe in a secret ballot conducted online.

Donohoe prevailed over Spain’s Nadia Calviño and Luxembourg’s Pierre Gramegna with a majority vote. That means at least 10 countries backed him for the influential post, following weeks of politicking among governments. On Sunday, He will begin a two-and-a-half-year succeeding Mário Centeno of Portugal.

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