Berlin denies EU deficit divisions with Italy

(AGI) Berlin, July 4 - Rome and Berlin have no differences ofopinion and are pushing in the same direction concerning EUdeficit caps, the German government said on Friday. Downplayingdivisions, a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel saidthat Germany and Italy wanted the same thing, clarifying thatthe caps within the Stability and Growth Pact are designed toensure sustainable growth. . .

(AGI) Berlin, July 4 - Rome and Berlin have no differences ofopinion and are pushing in the same direction concerning EUdeficit caps, the German government said on Friday. Downplayingdivisions, a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel saidthat Germany and Italy wanted the same thing, clarifying thatthe caps within the Stability and Growth Pact are designed toensure sustainable growth. . .