Merkel's proposals appeared to be somewhat more cautious, but with many points of agreement with her closest European ally. Germany has been demanding clarity on parameters for reducing risks in the banking sector before progress can be made toward completing a banking union through a deposit insurance scheme.
The general secretary of the Social Democrats, Merkel's coalition partner, said Sunday that she must explain when she became aware of the problems. "If the whole euro zone is in danger, the EMF must be able to grant long-term credit in order to help countries", Merkel told the paper.
She proposed offering short-term credit lines to stricken countries, but maintained strict conditions for support: "always subject to special conditions of course, for a limited amount and with complete repayment". "Those are totally new notes from Mrs. Merkel".
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Earlier in March, Trump had announced the said tariffs to be applicable worldwide while exempting Canada, Mexico and the EU. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire called the US tariffs "unjustified, unjustifiable and risky ".
Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, declined to say whether Merkel and Draghi discussed the political situation in Italy or euro zone reform proposals during their meeting in Berlin.
Merkel also said that a future EMF would be organized on an intergovernmental basis and national parliaments of member countries would have oversight.
Merkel said Europe needed "quicker economic convergence" but stopped short of Macron's vision of a major investment budget, saying, in euros, it should be "at the lower end of the double-digit billions" and only phased in gradually.
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Nemmani's cousin, Srivatsav who was a contestant, but didn't get to the finals, said: "I knew he was going to win". She said she struggled with the "ae" because that's not normally seen in German. "We weren't against each other".
The German Chancellor also said she agreed with French President Emmanuel Macron's idea for a European intervention force with a "common strategic military culture", opening the door to a more active defense role for Germany. Merkel on Saturday congratulated Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in a phone call on Saturday and invited him for talks in Berlin, her office said.
Italy's government was sworn in on Friday, ending months of political turmoil, but investors remain nervous as it promises to increase spending, slash taxes and challenge European Union fiscal rules. League leader Matteo Salvini, Italy's new interior minister, has said that Italians "aren't the slaves" of European Union powerhouses Germany and France.
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However, this series of angry declaiming tweets began earlier, as on May 26, Trump previously blamed "13 Angry Democrats". That wasn't Trump's only tweet about the Russian Federation investigation today.