Monday, October 15, 2012

Germany's Merkel: We Cannot Decouple From European Economic Trends


BERLIN--German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe's largest economy is feeling the impact of the ongoing euro zone debt crisis and Germany couldn't decouple from broader economic trends in Europe.
"We also feel the impact of the economic collapse around us," Ms. Merkel told reporters at a news conference after meeting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for talks. "We cannot decouple" from Europe.