Poland might need national referendum on euro adoption – president

The Polish government will only consider euro adoption once the euro zone has recovered and Poland can muster a majority amongst its own citizens favoring euro zone entry, possibly following a referendum on the matter, president Bronislaw Komorowski told Polish public television.

“Common sense suggests that we need to wait to the moment when we have the real possibility, not just theoretical, and to the moment when there is a majority, not just in parliament, but in society,” Komorowski said.

“There is no question of Poland entering the euro zone without societal approval and without completing a sober analysis if it will benefit us,” he said. The eventual timing of euro adoption will “perhaps” be a matter for a national referendum, he said.

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