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Euro ministers discuss increase to firewall

Finance ministers are gathering in Copenhagen to discuss increasing the size of the eurozone's rescue funds.

Germany has been resistant to calls to increase the size of the funds.

A draft statement on said the joint lending power of the "firewall" could be increased from 500bn to 700bn euros (£585bn; $935bn).

Nigel Cassidy reports.

  • 30 Mar 2012