Euro Zone Debt Crisis

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a news conference following their meeting to address the European… read more

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a news conference following their meeting to address the European debt crisis following a week of turbulence in the global financial markets. They announced a series of proposals that included a Europe-wide financial transaction tax, and a requirement of all eurozone countries to establish balanced budget laws by mid-2012. They also proposed a plan to establish an economic council in the 17-member eurozone with an elected president. close

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Euro Zone Debt Crisis

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Program ID:
301073-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Paris, France
First Aired:
Aug 16, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2011

Airing Details

  • Aug 16, 2011 | 10:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2011 | 3:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2011 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1