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German commissioner provokes French wrath

German commissioner Guenther Oettinger has drawn ire from French politicians after urging budget rigour and calling France a "deficit recidivist", in an op-ed published in French daily Les Echos on Thursday (20 November).

The same text, but using the phrase "the issue of France and its high budget deficit" instea...

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