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Merkel pushes for binding European reforms
Associated Press ^
| Dec. 18, 2013 5:09 AM EST
Posted on 12/18/2013 2:24:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
Chancellor Angela Merkel is renewing a push for European countries to make binding agreements to carry out economic reforms as she underlines continuity in her new governments approach to the continents debt crisis. [
Countries currently receive non-binding annual recommendations on reform steps from the European Unions executive Commission. Merkel is calling for binding contracts in the future though she expects only slow progress on the issue.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: eurobanking; eussr; france; germany; greece; merkel; socialmarketeconomy; unitedkingdom
posted on 12/18/2013 2:24:44 AM PST
Is FR down again? This is the newest article posted and it’s two hours old. Maybe I should log in?
posted on 12/18/2013 3:42:30 AM PST
Pacta sunt servanda, IIRC. A very basic, if not exactly novel concept.
posted on 12/18/2013 4:58:36 AM PST
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> to make binding agreements to carry out economic reforms as she underlines continuity in her new governments approach to the continents debt crisis.
posted on 12/18/2013 5:05:38 AM PST
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