U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said
Wednesday that a solution to the European economic crisis is not just
up to Germany and that it is unfair to blame Berlin for disagreements
on how the handle the problems.
"It's a little unfair to look to Germany as the sole source of the problem," he said as European leaders debate the proper role of austerity versus growth.
He said Europe has decided it is in its best interest keep the currency bloc together and that although there can be disagreements on elements of the strategy, the reforms need to work.
"It's not just about Germany, it requires other countries to be able to move toward them," Geithner said in an appearance at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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