Weidmann says Europe does not revolve around Germany

Jens Weidmann

Jens Weidmann, president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, yesterday insisted the "heavyweights" of Europe's Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) work together to drive the region's reforms, and called on France to hit its deficit target and boost the union's fiscal credibility.

Speaking in Paris yesterday, Weidmann asserted that European policy does not have to revolve around Germany, and emphasised the importance of the two countries – and the wider union – moving in the same direction. "Only together

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