Noonan: Jobless youth will fuel extremist vote in Europe

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said EU leaders must do more to try and tackle the growing problem of youth employment.

He said the failure of EU leaders to create jobs will be one of the main reasons why extremist parties will win so many votes in this year's European elections.

Noonan has told an event in Brussels that Ireland needs growth in larger European economies if it is to keep growing its export sector.

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