Alarming Message Germany Seeks to Limit EU Budget Contribution

As negotiations for the future EU budget heat up, Germany has angered some member states by demanding that the money available to Brussels not exceed 1 percent of the bloc's GDP. But Berlin has some allies.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz with Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz with Chancellor Angela Merkel

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