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19 November 2018

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Special Eurogroup meeting in November 2018

On 19 November 2018, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz met with his counterparts in Brussels for a special session of the Eurogroup. The aim of the meeting was to press forward with preparations for the Euro Summit in December, where key reforms to the European Monetary Union are to be adopted. Discussions focused on the completion of the banking union, the further development of the European Stability Mechanism, and the idea of a euro area budget.