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Merkel ready to consider Macron Eurozone reform ideas

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Posted on June 21, 2017, 3:04 pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she was prepared to “consider” new French President Emmanuel Macron‘s proposals for a shake-up of the eurozone, AFP reported.

Speaking to business leaders, Merkel said “we could of course consider a common finance minister, if the circumstances are right,” citing one of Macron’s frequently touted ideas.

“We could also consider a euro-budget if it is clear that we are really strengthening the structure of the economy and doing sensible things,” she added, backing another suggestion by the French leader.

 

Focus News Agency