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Coronavirus measures are working, action needed to unleash more money: Scholz

German Finance Minister Scholz and Justice Minister Lambrecht hold news conference in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – The strong economic rebound in Germany and the euro zone over the summer months is showing that coronavirus aid measures are working both nationally and on a European level, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday.

Speaking ahead of a virtual meeting with finance ministers from other euro zone states, Scholz said a second wave of infections was now underlining the urgency to quickly implement a 750 billion euro recovery plan to unleash more aid.

(Reporting by Michael Nienaber; editing by Thomas Seythal)

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