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Chancellor Merkel on BBC Newsnight

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In a BBC interview Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on out the stabilisation of the euro zone. “Germany will do everything it can to keep the euro zone together,” declared the Chancellor.

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She rejected any mention of Greece pulling out of the euro zone. This would, she said be a huge political mistake and would seriously weaken the euro zone.

Europe as a whole and the euro zone in particular have “slithered into crisis” as a consequence of a global financial downturn. Governments must take greater care not to live beyond their means, she added.

Mar 27, 2012