Germany has rejected vehemently a report that it is considering a restructuring of Greece's debt.
European officials have for months ruled out a government default or restructuring of public debt in the eurozone.
Germany's Finance Ministry said that it "roundly rebuts" a report Wednesday in the weekly Die Zeit. The newspaper, citing no sources, said that there were plans in the government for a restructuring that would allow Greece to buy back its bonds, possibly with credit from Europe's bailout fund.
A Finance Ministry statement said that discussion of a strategy to stabilize the eurozone is "inside the framework of action" set out by a European Union summit last month — and that doesn't include plans to restructure Greek bonds.
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