Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Merkel's Fiscal Pact a 'Waste of Time and Energy'

Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn is sharply critical of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's push for an EU fiscal pact. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, he says it won't hold up. Furthermore, big countries like Germany and France threaten the currency union with their egotism, he says.
Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn advocates creating growth and jobs.

Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn advocates creating growth and jobs.

Foto: Adam Warzawa/ picture alliance / dpa
Interview conducted by Hans-Jürgen Schlamp