French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire "Europe Evaded Catastrophe By a Hair's Breadth"

French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, 51, believes that the European Union is now back on track after some dicey moments earlier in the corona crisis. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, though, he says that Europe isn't out of the woods yet.
Interview Conducted by Britta Sandberg in Paris
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire: "Solidarity at the European level is crucial for a political relaunch in Europe."

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire: "Solidarity at the European level is crucial for a political relaunch in Europe."

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DER SPIEGEL 25/2020
French President Emmanuel Macron speaking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Sometimes you need to break some dishes and dispense with formalities so that new things can emerge."

French President Emmanuel Macron speaking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Sometimes you need to break some dishes and dispense with formalities so that new things can emerge."

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Le Maire with DER SPIEGEL reporter Britta Sandberg (left) and his assistant Melanie Voin: "the worst is yet to come."

Le Maire with DER SPIEGEL reporter Britta Sandberg (left) and his assistant Melanie Voin: "the worst is yet to come."

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