Today in Euro Crisis History: Mixed Messages Dept.

November 14, 2011

Merkel’s Christian Democrats Vote to Allow Exits From Euro Area

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party voted to allow euro states to quit the currency area, endorsing the prospect of a move not permitted under euro rules.

Germany’s Schaeuble Says He Wants Greece to Stay in Euro Region

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government wants Greece to remian a member of the euro region.

Europe’s debt crisis only seems like it has gone on forever. This series of blog posts looks at headlines from this date in previous years that highlight the roots, twists and turns of the current turmoil.

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