Germany's Merkel to Cameron: I can't satisfy all Britain's EU wishes

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Tiu wrote:

Ah well, that settles that one then!

Feb 27, 2014 8:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
matthewslyman wrote:

Very sensible. Now down to the real business…

Feb 27, 2014 8:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
Bob9999 wrote:

Opening statements made in negotiations are always important signals. The question is the extent to which Merkel was speaking to Britain and the extent to which she was speaking to France, which (it is reported) wants to say no to Britain’s quest for EU reforms. To the extent Merkel is making an opening bid in negotiations with Britain, the speech was a good sign for Cameron because Britain can expect to get at least what Merkel described. To the extent Merkel is reassuring her partners in France, the speech is a bad sign for Cameron, because Britain is being told is can expect no more than what Merkel described (and possibly less, given the EU requirement for consensus).

Feb 27, 2014 10:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
BioStudies wrote:

It is going to be interesting when all our currencies start to fail.

Feb 27, 2014 10:49am EST  --  Report as abuse
disengage wrote:

Take one major item at a time. then move to the next. Sometimes, a simplistic formula like this one, ends up making huge changes, without anyone using that terminology, as an end result.

Feb 27, 2014 12:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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