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FDP Delayed Support for Euro Bonds, Westerwelle Tells Focus

August 05, 2012

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government would have supported the introduction of so-called euro bonds earlier if it hadn’t been for the Free Democratic Party’s refusal to back such a move, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, a former FDP chairman, told Germany’s Focus magazine.

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