Finance ministers in debt crisis gathering

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Media captionThe BBC's economics editor Stephanie Flanders looks at whether Europe's finance ministers can make any moves to ensure the long term viability of the euro.

European finance ministers and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are in Poland for a debt crisis meeting.

The air of impending catastrophe was slightly lifted yesterday with new arrangements to provide dollar loans for European banks - but the banks are only part of the problem.

The real issue is the long term viability of the euro. On the Today programme this morning we discussed whether the finance ministers will make any moves at their two-day gathering that could ensure its viability.