Angela Merkel, Nicolas Sarkozy and Mario Monti

Angela Merkel, Nicolas Sarkozy and Mario Monti

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L), French President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti give a press conference during an european mini-summit on the debt crisis on November 24, 2011 in Strasbourg, southern France.