Keyword: Wolfgang Schaeuble

Germany and France set up working group on strengthening eurozone

French economy minister Bruno Le Paire met with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schäuble in Berlin on Monday, when the pair agreed that a working group would be set up to study measures for greater integration of the 19-member eurozone before a planned bilateral summit in July.

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