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FILE PHOTO: German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann attends the 29th Frankfurt European Banking Congress (EBC) at the Old Opera house in Frankfurt, Germany November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo. FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann will meet German lawmakers in a closed-door session on Wednesday, as part of efforts to defuse a constitutional crisis that had threatened to upend monetary policy in the 19-nation euro zone. Germany’s top court ruled earlier this year that lawmakers failed to exercise appropriate control over the Bundesbank, which must quit the European Central Bank’s government bond purchase programme unless it could justify its participation. Full story

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