Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Merkel and Sarkozy Push Closer Eurozone Ties

The pressure was on for Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy to reassure the markets and shore up confidence in the single European currency.

Reassurance will come in the form of more regular meetings of eurozone leaders to monitor their economies, as well as a mechanism to stop countries from running up big deficits.

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris, France.