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Germany Says Brussels Hasn’t Heard Its Concerns on EU Rules

Paolo Gentiloni and Christian Lindner
Paolo Gentiloni and Christian LindnerPhotographer: Valeria Mongelli/Bloomberg
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The European Commission’s proposals to shake up the bloc’s fiscal rules aimed at reining in government debt haven’t taken into account the concerns of its biggest economy, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner said on Monday.

The head of the business friendly Free Democratic Party was speaking following a meeting with the EU’s economic commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni, in Berlin.