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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 government’s approach to the continent’s debt crisis. […]

Countries currently receive non-binding annual recommendations on reform steps from the European Union’s 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

1 posted on 12/18/2013 2:24:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Is FR down again? This is the newest article posted and it’s two hours old. Maybe I should log in?


2 posted on 12/18/2013 3:42:30 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: Olog-hai
Pacta sunt servanda, IIRC. A very basic, if not exactly novel concept.
3 posted on 12/18/2013 4:58:36 AM PST by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> to make binding agreements to carry out economic reforms as she underlines continuity in her new government’s approach to the continent’s debt crisis.

Thanks Olog-hai.


4 posted on 12/18/2013 5:05:38 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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