Global Economic Conditions

French President Nicholas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference about issues before the G-20 economic… read more

French President Nicholas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference about issues before the G-20 economic summit in London. Chancellor Merkel and President Sarkozy both agreed that a “new constitution of financial markets must contain concrete results.” When asked if he was going to skip the summit, President Sarkozy responded that it would be “awkward to leave when he just arrived.” Several media outlets had reported on rumors that the French president would walk out of the summit if no progress was made on global financial regulations.

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Global Economic Conditions

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Program ID:
285026-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Apr 1, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2009

Airing Details

  • Apr 01, 2009 | 8:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2009 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1