With Asia growing steadily, it is even more important for the euro zone to remain intact in order for the bloc to maintain its relevance in the future, says Michael Fuchs, a member of the German parliament.
Unlike billionaire investor George Soros, who advocates Germany's exit from the euro zone, Mr Fuchs said it is necessary to form a united Europe.
From 1950-1955, the world population totalled 2.5 billion, with 500 million living in Europe. Now the figures are 7 billion and 500 million respectively, which shows how the relevance of Europe has lowered to a large extent, he said.
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