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Euro finance minister is mooted, paper says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are to discuss the creation of a euro-area finance minister, according to the newspaper Le Figaro.

4th July, 2012
Hollande and Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are to discuss the creation of a euro-area finance minister, according to the newspaper Le Figaro.

The “Super Mr. Euro,” as the officials called it, would sit at the Group of 20 meetings and have a level of responsibility similar to the European Central Bank president, the newspaper reported.

Citing unnamed French and German officials, the paper said the leaders of the euro area’s two...

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