June 5, 2014

Europe's Juncker Bond

Jan Fleischhauer, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Jean-Claude Juncker vehemently criticized German-imposed austerity measures during the euro crisis. By doing so, he gained support in a number of countries -- especially those which would like to see the common currency zone degraded into a debt union.

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TAGGED: European Union, Germany, Jean-Claude Juncker, Europe

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