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Howard Arrives In Frankfurt; Says Free Trade More Important Than Foreign Aid

The Prime Minister, John Howard, has arrived in Frankfurt, Germany on the first leg of his two-week European trip.

This is the transcript of his doorstop interview upon arrival in Frankfurt.

Transcript of Prime Minister John Howard’s doorstop interview in Frankfurt.


Prime Minister, what are the sort of things you will be discussing with the European Central Banker today?


Obviously the economic state of the Euro area, the success of the Euro. Importantly where he thinks European and World interest rates are going. And I’ll also talk to him about some of the economic formulae that have been successful in Australia. [Read more…]