Schaeuble, Lew Urge Europe to Limit Brexit Risk to World Economy

  • German minister comments after meeting U.S. counterpart Lew
  • Lew calls for ‘highly integrated’ U.K.-EU relationship

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew give a joint news conference in Berlin, on July 14.

Photographer: John MacDougall/AFP via Getty Images

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said European leaders must limit the potential economic damage caused by the U.K.’s exit from the European Union as the U.S. urged both sides to keep post-Brexit ties as close as possible.

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