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No German tax cuts in 2011, 2012 - Merkel

BERLIN, May 10 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday no tax cuts would be possible in Europe's biggest economy for the foreseeable future. "This is the case for the 2011 and 2012 budgets," Merkel told reporters, adding budget consolidation would be a priority for her government. (Reporting by Sarah Marsh and Dave Graham) Keywords: GERMANY MERKEL/TAX (madeline.chambers@reuters.com; +49 30 2888 5230; Reuters Messaging: ann.chambers.reuters.net@reuters.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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