Photo Gallery: Cypriots Take Aim at Merkel 03/20/2013
 Merkel is thought to have been a primary backer of the plan to impose a...
AFP

Merkel is thought to have been a primary backer of the plan to impose a savings account levy. The plan called for Cyprus to receive €10 billion from the European Stability Mechanism to go with €5.8 billion generated via the levy.