Thierry Baudet, leader of the Forum For Democracy party, said the single currency had put the many differing nations of Europe into a straight jacket, exacting a heavy toll on the countries of southern Europe and a financial burden on the richer north.
Talking to the Express.co.uk, he said: “It’s not just that the north is paying. The South is also paying a terrible price. I’ve been in Greece. I’ve been in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and I’ve seen with my own eyes the incredible youth unemployment, the terrible situation, with the economy there.