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Merkel warns France it must stick to budget deficit rules

The German chancellor insisted that all EU member states must 'respect in full' the stability pact as France's 2014 deficit is set to rise.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Thursday that there can be no exceptions to European Union rules on national deficit targets, a clear message to France after it backed off promises to bring down its budget overspend, reports ABC News.

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