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Germany’s Kauder Sees Hollande Aggravating Relations, Welt Says

Volker Kauder, the parliamentary leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc, said German-French relations may be hampered if Francois Hollande is elected president tomorrow, Welt am Sonntag said.

Ties between the two countries form the basis for unity in Europe and leadership changes won’t alter this, the newspaper said in an excerpt of an interview to be published tomorrow. Still, the relationship may be impeded if Hollande wins the vote and stands by comments he has made in his pursuit of the office, Die Welt cited Kauder as saying.

Hollande has repeatedly called for a re-negotiation of the budget pact agreed by European leaders in March, saying it needs to place more emphasis on growth.

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