Weber, Merkel to meet amid ECB post speculation: Berlin

11th February 2011, Comments 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman confirmed she would meet Bundesbank head Axel Weber on Friday at 1400 GMT, amid speculation he no longer wants to become European Central Bank chief.

"After this meeting I think we will know more," spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters, adding that Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble would also be present. Weber had been a front-runner to head the ECB.

© 2011 AFP

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