Chancellor Merkel on 2011 Budget
German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government’s 2011 budget, which passed the lower house of parliament two days after this… read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government’s 2011 budget, which passed the lower house of parliament two days after this debate in November. She detailed government budget cuts and addressed the fallout from the financial crisis in Ireland and Greece. Prior to her speech, the Opposition Leader argued that the budget had “unrealistic goals” and called on the government to develop a unified European financial policy. close
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