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Merkel halts aid for Greece ahead of EU elections

17.02.14 @ 09:11

  1. By EUOBSERVER

German Chancellor Merkel has blocked aid to Greece ahead of the EU elections, Der Spiegel reports. Merkel fears the anti-euro Alternative for Germany (AfD) could benefit from a new debate about aid for Greece while finance minister Schaeuble is worried that Greek radical parties will make poll gains without aid.

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