Merkel pleads for calm amid coalition disputes

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Series Details 14.6.10
Publication Date 14/06/2010
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Article reports that Angela Merkel, Germany’s Chancellor, issued an urgent appeal for calm in her troubled coalition in an interview with the news­paper Bild on the 13 June 2010 after her government’s problems deepened amid splits over spending cuts.

Deutsche Welle reported that a majority of Germans thought that the ruling centre-right coalition would not last.

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Deutsche Welle, 13.6.10: Merkel attempts to quash coalition infighting,,5680045,00.html
Spiegel Online International, 10.6.10: Has Muddling Merkel Lost Her Touch?,1518,699970,00.html
ESO: Background information: Merkel ready to make spending cuts

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