The Netherlands' Finance Minister and president of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem, attends a panel discussion during the Deutscher Bankentag banking conference in Berlin on April 6, 2017.AFP / dpa / Bernd von Jutrczenka
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The Eurozone's top official said "fatigue may have played a role" for comments he made last month that unleashed a storm of criticism across southern Europe.Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, called for Dijsselbloem's resignation.Dijsselbloem said tiredness may have played a part in his comments, which came three days after Dutch national elections in which his Labor Party slumped to a large loss of seats in Parliament's lower house.Dijsselbloem said that whether he leads the Eurozone or somebody else, the problems facing Europe's single currency will remain.
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