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Germany to Give Greece Okay

Germany to Give Greece OkayGermany to Give Greece Okay

The government camp in the German Bundestag will approve an extension of Greece’s bailout with a substantial majority. Though the conservative bloc is doing it grudgingly, the Social Democrats call it an “opportunity,” DW reported. His delegates will vote with an “overwhelming majority” in favor of Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble’s motion, declared Volker Kauder, parliamentary leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, a day ahead of the Bundestag ballot. The result of a test vote among his ranks: of 311 Christian Democrat and Christian Social Union lawmakers, only 22 voted “no” and 5 abstained.