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Greece wants bold Merkel embrace of Macron's euro zone plans

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel should be bolder in responding to French proposals to strengthen the euro zone, the Greek finance minister said in interview published on Wednesday, adding that concerns over Italy had highlighted the need to act.Asked by German newspaper Zeit Online whether Europe needed a vision like that embodied in President Emmanuel Macron's reform proposals or a more realistic approach favoured by Merkel, Euclid Tsakalotos said: "Whether it is realistic or not has to be determined."He added: "Just continuing as before will not solve the euro zone's problems. ...

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 18:32 IST