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Posted on 11/10/2012 1:28:10 PM PST by Olog-hai
The European Commission and top German politicians are becoming increasingly exasperated with both France and Britain as the summit in Brussels to determine the EU budget for the seven-year period from 2014 to 2020 approaches.
Both countries have been insistent on getting their way as member states position themselves for what promise to be difficult talksand both London and Paris have threatened to veto the budget if it doesn't meet their expectations. In response, European Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger, Germany's representative on the EU's executive body, has harshly criticized the two countries.
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EU Budget Battle: Berlin and Brussels Demand More from London and Paris
France is raising taxes to 75percent?
Germany should demand their cut of that.
That would be great. French paying taxes to Germany.
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