German finance minister defends €96 billion in new debt amid coronavirus
By Abiodun Ogundairo
29 September 2020 | 2:53 pm
The German finance minister has kicked off days of debate over the 2021 budget, arguing for more debt to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. "It's a really, really" large sum, admitted Scholz.
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