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Merkel Rules out Tax Increases in Refugee Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday ruled out tax increases to help deal with the biggest influx of refugees since World War II. "We can be glad that our economy has been well managed for years and that our economic situation is currently good," Merkel said in an advance preview of an interview due to be published in German daily Bild on Monday. Asked concretely whether she could give her word that there would be no tax increases in connection with the refugee crisis,...

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