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EU must shift focus from austerity to growth says Napolitano

'Europe absorbed by debt crisis, now must look to industry'

26 February, 18:30
EU must shift focus from austerity to growth says Napolitano (ANSA) - Catania, February 26 - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Wednesday called on the European Union to shift its focus from the sovereign-debt crisis and austerity measures to stimulating growth. Speaking in Sicily, Napolitano said the debt crisis had "absorbed all of Europe's attention and energy," while "now we need to shift our attention to other policies, namely industrial policies".

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