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Merkel Says EFSF Bond Purchasing Isn’t Being Debated

German Chancellor Angela Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a press conference on June 20, 2012 in Berlin. Photographer: Johanees Eisele/AFP/GettyImages

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that allowing the European Financial Stability Facility to purchase bonds isn’t being debated.

“There is no concrete planning that I know about, but there is the possibility of purchasing sovereign bonds on the secondary market,” Merkel told reporters today in Berlin after talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

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