Lithuanian President 'Brussels Was Target Before, Now It's Merkel'

The Baltic countries have already moved on from their debt crisis, and are exhibiting healthy growth. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite explains that austerity is merely a question of political will -- and why her country wants to join the euro zone despite the crisis.
Lithuanian President Grybauskaite in 2012. 'I won't name countries, but reforms could be quicker in many parts' of Europe, she says.

Lithuanian President Grybauskaite in 2012. 'I won't name countries, but reforms could be quicker in many parts' of Europe, she says.

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Interview conducted by Carsten Volkery in Vilnius.