'Brutal Power Politics' Merkel's Banking Union Policy Under Fire

Top officials in Brussels have told SPIEGEL that they disagree with Berlin's approach to creating the planned banking union. Chancellor Angela Merkel is trying to give big member states too much power, they say.
Merkel and President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz speak at a European Council meeting earlier this year.

Merkel and President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz speak at a European Council meeting earlier this year.

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