French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel to debate eurozone crisis

The French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are to meet in Paris, to discuss how to deal with the ongoing eurozone debt crisis.

The markets have all been hoping for the launch of a common eurobond, but officials for both Ms Merkel and Mr Sarkozy have said this would not be on the agenda.

The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from Paris.

  • 16 Aug 2011
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