Merkel tells Hollande she's ready to work with him

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told French president-elect Francois Hollande she is confident they can work together to stem the debt crisis.

8th May, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told French president-elect Francois Hollande she is confident they can work together to stem the debt crisis.

Hollande faces “a time full of challenges” that require making “the necessary decisions for the European Union and the euro zone to get our societies ready for the future and to safeguard and increase their prosperity,” Merkel said in a congratulatory message to Hollande released by her office in Berlin today....

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