Merkel Looks East for Austerity Allies in Talks With Hollande

Merkel Looks East for Austerity Allies in Talks With Hollande

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Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, the key players in the euro-area debt crisis, travel to Warsaw today for talks on closer European Union integration with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his peers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. The six leaders are due to hold a joint news conference at about 4 p.m. Warsaw time.