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Merkel Throws Her Support Behind Radical European Recovery Plan

  • Merkel met Macron in Meseberg, Germany, to discuss EU matters
  • Leaders are considering a 750 billion-euro stimulus proposal
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WATCH: Merkel met French Macron in Meseberg, Germany, on Monday and made a pitch for a radical recovery proposal.(Source: Bloomberg)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a pitch for a radical recovery proposal for the virus-ravaged European Union and warned her cohorts that there was no time to lose.

Her words carried extra weight, spoken in person on Monday alongside Emmanuel Macron. The French president is the other heavyweight in the euro. He is a long-term advocate of ever-closer collaboration for a common position on international relations and a joint fiscal policy.