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Angela Merkel: Eurozone leaders 'made strong decision'

EU leaders have agreed a "three-pronged" deal to tackle the eurozone debt crisis, including the writing-off of 50% of Greek debts.

French president Nicolas Sarkozy said the result would "relieve the whole world", while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe had made a strong decision and chosen "the right solution".

  • 27 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe
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