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Meister Rejects Europe Deposit Guarantee, Euro am Sonntag Says

June 06, 2012

Michael Meister, the deputy floor leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party, rejected proposals for a European fund for deposit guarantees, Euro am Sonntag said in a preview of a story that will be published tomorrow, citing an interview with Meister.

Such a fund would be a “hidden transfer union” at German taxpayers’ expense, Meister said, according to the newspaper.

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