Keeping the Euro Merkel Rules Out Return to Deutsche Mark

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has snuffed out speculation about reintroducing the deutsche mark in Germany as a response to the current euro crisis. In a magazine interview, she renewed her support for the common currency and rejected the idea of splitting the euro zone in two.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says there's no going back to the beloved deutsche mark.

Chancellor Angela Merkel says there's no going back to the beloved deutsche mark.

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