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Germany’s debate on Russia rages on

Posted by seumasach on December 9, 2014

Russia Insider

9th December, 2014

A number of German politicians and opinion-makers have lately expressed concerns over the West’s reactions to President Putin’s policies. Although critical of Russia, more German officials doubt if further sanctions are the right course of action.

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Merkel criticises US over crisis

Posted by smeddum on November 28, 2008

Merkel criticises US over crisis
By Bertrand Benoit in Berlin and Nikki Tait in Brussels
November 26 2008

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, turned the tables on her international critics on Wednesday by accusing the US and other governments of making “cheap money” a central tool of their economic management, thus planting the seeds of a similar crisis in five years.

“Excessively cheap money in the US was a driver of today’s crisis,” she told the German parliament. “I am deeply concerned about whether we are now reinforcing this trend through measures being adopted in the US and elsewhere and whether we could find ourselves in five years facing the exact same crisis.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Merkel insists on national measures to tackle financial crisis

Posted by smeddum on October 12, 2008

Merkel insists on national measures to tackle financial crisis 2008-10-13 04:42:12
PARIS, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel put national measures at the core of a European response on Sunday to the financial crisis but called for a more coordinated approach. Read the rest of this entry »

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