Competing Visions France and Germany Split over Plans for European Economic Government

Both France and Germany want an economic government for Europe. The only problem is they have completely different things in mind. The conflict threatens to derail any chances of progress.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble with his French counterpart Christine Lagarde: Berlin and Paris have different visions for an economic government for Europe.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble with his French counterpart Christine Lagarde: Berlin and Paris have different visions for an economic government for Europe.

Foto: Olivier Hoslet/ dpa
Translated from the German by Josh Ward