"Significant progress in recent weeks": Hollande

The euro zone has made “significant progress in recent weeks,” according to French President Francois Hollande.

31st July, 2012
French President Francois Hollande held a working lunch today in Paris with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti

The euro zone has made “significant progress in recent weeks,” according to French President Francois Hollande.

Hollande cited the positive results of the June 29 council meeting and “strong words” pronounced by the head of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi.

“The euro zone must be defended, preserved, consolidated, and we must work for its integrity,” Hollande said in a joint declaration with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti. The two held a...

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