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Germany faces new Greek bailout bill, says Merkel challenger

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenger in next month’s election said Germany will again have to pay the bill to save the euro and that the chancellor has failed to alert voters about a looming third Greek rescue.

26th August, 2013
New poll numbers show Merkel struggling to maintain a majority with her current coalition in the upcoming German election.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenger in next month’s election said Germany will again have to pay the bill to save the euro and that the chancellor has failed to alert voters about a looming third Greek rescue.

Social Democrat Peer Steinbrueck said Merkel should have been up front about the cost of rescuing the euro area since 2010, when the first bailout package was set up. Greece will “most likely” need new...

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