Demands for Bond-Buying Agreement Roil European Crisis Summit

Demands for Bond-Buying Agreement Roil European Crisis Summit

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Left to right, Francois Hollande, France's president, Mario Monti, Italy's prime minister, Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, and Mariano Rajoy, Spain's prime minister in Rome on June 22, 2012. Merkel is increasingly isolated as French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and Spanish Premier Mariano Rajoy unite to push for quicker action to ease the crisis that emerged in Greece in late 2009.