European Economic Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni explains how he wants to improve the Stability Pact, why the recovery is so fast and what he misses the most in his old life.
Interview by Björn Finke, Brussels
The European quarter of Brussels fills up again quickly after the summer break. Paolo Gentiloni is also back. During the video interview, the Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs is seated at his desk on the tenth floor of the Berlaymont building, the headquarters of the European Commission. The 66-year-old Social Democrat will have to engage in delicate debates in the coming weeks. But as a former Italian prime minister, he is used to controversy.