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Eurosceptic party forays into German politics

Alternative for Germany party promises to bring back Deutsche Mark as country's currency.

Last Modified: 14 Apr 2013 21:26
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A new political party in Germany, Alternative Für Deutschland, is hoping to entice voters fed up with EU bailouts, ahead of the country's elections slated for Spetmber.

The party, founded by academics and economists with the goal to dissolve the euro, wants to bring back the Deutsche Mark as the currency.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

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