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Why is Germany 'reluctant' to fund another bailout?

The argument between those who support Greece and those who want to see it leave the eurozone is nowhere more intense than it is in Germany.

On Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande met to further discuss the country's eurozone future.

5 liveUp All Night got the perspective of Ferdinand Fichter, chief economist at the German Institute for Economic Research.

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  • 23 Aug 2012
  • From the section Europe
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