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Austerity 'in the interest' of protesting nations, says Germany

16.11.12 @ 16:42

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BERLIN - "Austerity measures are in the interest of the countries where protests are being held," Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy spokesman said Friday in a reply to a question about the Spanish anti-austerity demonstrations. He added that the German leader was "not concerned" about her image as main promoter of austerity.

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