Merkel, Hollande want Greece to pursue reform

“We want, I want, Greece to be in the euro zone,” Hollande said. “It’s up to the Greeks to make responsible efforts to achieve this objective.”

23rd August, 2012
Hollande and Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Francois Hollande will coordinate on their approach to Greece to keep pressure on the country at the heart of Europe’s debt crisis too overhaul its economy.

Merkel, speaking to reporters in Berlin before hosting a working dinner with the French president, said they will discuss "how to receive our colleague," Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who visits the German capital tomorrow and Paris on...

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