EU Currency Commissioner 'We Are Prepared to Initiate Sanctions'

In a SPIEGEL interview, European Union Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn discusses the current implementation of austerity measures in Europe, weaknesses in Italy and France and his view that even the smallest euro-zone countries are systemically relevant.
"There is no reason for complacency," European Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn says.

"There is no reason for complacency," European Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn says.

Foto: FRANCOIS LENOIR/ REUTERS
Interview conducted by Christoph Pauly and Christoph Schult