German paper claims Sarrazin deal pushed onto Buba

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A leading German newspaper has alleged that Christian Wulff, the German President, leant on the executive board of the Bundesbank to negotiate the deal that led to the resignation of Thilo Sarrazin, a former member.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a broadsheet, reported on Thursday that while the President's office said that Wulff had taken part as a mediator, it had not disputed an earlier claim that he had pushed the deal, under which Sarrazin resigned and the central bank withdrew its earlier

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