German lawmakers clear the way for talks on a third Greek bailout after Chancellor Angela Merkel warnings. |||
Berline – German lawmakers cleared the way for talks on a third Greek bailout after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned failing to try would be reckless and sow chaos.
With Europe’s currency union under threat, Merkel faced down a growing revolt in her party bloc and wielded her government majority in parliament’s lower house to back the mandate on Friday.
Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their Social Democratic coalition partner ensured passage with 439 votes in favor and 119 against. Forty lawmakers …read more
Source: Independent Online