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Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Mnuchin’s Meeting with German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz …

Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Mnuchin’s
Meeting with German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf
Scholz
April 20, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with Vice Chancellor and Finance
Minister Olaf Scholz of Germany. The Secretary and Minister discussed the Minister’s domestic
economic priorities, as well as the Minister’s views on priorities for reforms to strengthen
Europe’s monetary union. The Secretary emphasized the importance of all NATO members
meeting their commitments on defense spending. Secretary Mnuchin and Minister Scholz
further discussed the United States and Germany working together to counter illicit financial
activity by North Korea, to include the recently released G-7 Finance Ministers joint statement
on illicit financial activity by North Korea and the urgency for countries to expel North Korea’s
overseas banking and trade representatives.

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm0362

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