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LaRazon: Trichet reconoce que se impuso la reforma a España
«No hubo negociación» sino una lista de tareas para nuestro país, dijo minutos antes fuera de micrófonos Trichet al vicepresidente de la comisión de Asuntos Económicos, José Manuel García Margallo, según contó el eurodiputado del PP a este diario. Aunque no aclaró ni al eurodiputado popular ni ante el resto de la comisión si fue por carta, el «mensaje claro» fue que España debía asumir un compromiso con la estabilidad presupuestaria para que el BCE se embarcara en la compra de bonos que mitigara la desconfianza de los inversores de hace dos semanas.

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El portavoz del Ejecutivo socialista, José Blanco, negaba el pasado viernes en rueda de prensa posterior al Consejo de Ministros que el BCE hubiera pedido a España un cambio en la Carta Magna para frenar el déficit. «Yo no tengo constancia de que haya existido una carta del BCE» a España, aseguró entonces Blanco.

Trichet admits that the reform was imposed on Spain
«There was no negotiation» but a list of tasks for our country, [Trichet] said off-mike minuted before [his appearance at the European Parliament] to the vicepresident of the Committee on Economic Affairs, José Manuel García Margallo, as the PP MEP told this paper. Though he didn't clarify to the MEP or to the rest of the Committee whether it was by letter, the "clear message" was that Spain must adopt a commitment with budget stability for the ECB to embark on bnd purchases to mitigate investor mistrust two weeks ago.

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The spokesman for the Socialist government, José Blanco, denied last Friday in the pess conference after the Council of Minister that the BCE had asked Spain for a change in the Constitution to slow down the deficit. «I am not aware of the existence of a letter from the BCE» to Spain, Blanco claimed then.

La Razón is not the most credible or less tendentious newspaper on the planet, but...

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Aug 30th, 2011 at 10:23:36 AM EST

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