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Merkel Says EFSF Bond Purchasing Isn’t Being Debated

June 20, 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that allowing the European Financial Stability Facility to purchase bonds isn’t being debated.

“There is no concrete planning that I know about, but there is the possibility of purchasing sovereign bonds on the secondary market,” Merkel told reporters today in Berlin after talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

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