French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks at the meeting of the Foundation for Family Businesses in Germany and Europe in Berlin, Friday, June 8, 2018. (Sina Schuldt/dpa via AP)
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France called on Friday for more ambition from Germany in reforming the euro zone, saying Europe faced a "now or never" moment with rising external threats from the United States and China.French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, speaking in German to a business conference in Berlin, offered the first official response from Paris to new European reform proposals from Chancellor Angela Merkel.Le Maire will meet with his German counterpart Olaf Scholz in Paris on Saturday in an attempt to narrow the differences.In his Berlin speech, Le Maire said Europe could not allow the fate of the world to be shaped by China and the United States.
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