Germany

Angela Merkel: EU Must Be Able To Veto National Budgets

EU member states pass budgets that don't follow the rules because who's going to stop them?

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The German chancellor has called for the EU to be given the power to veto member states' budgets, hours before leaders meet in Brussels for a summit.

Angela Merkel said the economics commissioner should be given clear rights to intervene when national budgets violated the bloc's rules.

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