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Germany's Merkel to meet ECB President Draghi on Wednesday

BERLIN, June 6 (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel will host European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi for a meeting in the Chancellery on Wednesday of next week, a government spokeswoman said, without providing further details.

On Thursday, Draghi announced a cut in ECB interest rates to record lows and a series of other measures to pump money into the sluggish euro zone economy and stave off the threat of deflation.

Merkel declined to comment on the ECB decisions when asked for her reaction on Thursday. The moves were widely criticized in the German media.

(Reporting by Noah Barkin)