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Polish political leader rejects converting to euro currency

AP  |  Warsaw 

The of Poland's ruling party has spoken out against having convert to using the European Union's shared currency, the

suggested that as the Poles aspire to western European living standards, sticking with the local zloty currency would protect them during international financial crises.

At the same time, this of the EU said that Poland's strong position in the 28-member bloc will help improve Polish living standards. Kaczynski spoke at the party's parliamentary policy meeting Friday.

An EU member since 2004, has been ambivalent about converting to the euro, saying it first needs to meet all the necessary criteria. Nineteen European nations currently use the

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 07:00 IST