The Battle over the Euro-Bond Juncker Calls German Thinking 'Simple'

Germany has resisted calls for a joint Euro-Bond to help the euro zone's weaker members, but the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers says they need to study his proposal. Merkel's spokesman says they have.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Chairman of the Eurogroup, at a joint news conference in Luxembourg in March.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Chairman of the Eurogroup, at a joint news conference in Luxembourg in March.

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