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EU should make Amazon, Facebook, Google pay fair share of taxes: France

Le Maire's comments come after Juncker said EU would respond if US imposed punitive tariffs on steel

Reuters  |  AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France 

Time has come for the European Union to make multinationals, such as US giants Amazon, Facebook and Google, pay their fair share of taxes, the French finance minister said on Sunday. "I can tell you that the times we live in are not for the weak," Bruno Le Maire told a conference in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence where many French and international executives gather every year. "Since we have to deal with Mr Putin, Mr Trump or Mr Erdogan, it's time for Europe to pull itself together and defend its own interests, to make Google, Amazon and ...

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First Published: Sun, July 09 2017. 17:51 IST