Split eu­ro­zone in two, says Ger­many’s far-right leader

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BER­LIN (Reuters) – The eu­ro­zone should be split into two with a strong clus­ter around Ger­many and a weak clus­ter in­clud­ing France, the co-leader of Ger­many’s far-right Al­ter­na­tive for Ger­many (AfD) party, Jo­erg Meuthen, said. “The euro is a seed of dis­cord in Europe that has dif­fer­ent cur­rency cul­tures and dif­fer­ent com­pet­i­tive­ness lev­els,” Meuthen told Reuters, eight months be­fore the fed­eral elec­tion. The AfD was set up in 2013 at the height of the eu­ro­zone debt cri­sis on an anti-euro plat­form, but since oust­ing its

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