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Germany Asks Weidmann to Explain IMF Role, Sueddeutsche Says

April 24, 2012

The budgetary committee of Germany’s parliament asked Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to explain the role of his institute in the International Monetary Fund’s planned trillion-dollar rescue fund, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing an invitation letter.

It’s not clear whether Weidmann will personally attend the session today or whether he will send a representative, the newspaper said.

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