After meeting to discuss the debt crisis, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel announce their decisions at a press conference August 16.(Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images)
After meeting to discuss the debt crisis, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel announce their decisions at a press conference August 16.
(Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images)

France and Germany Announce ‘True European Economic Government’

August 17, 2011  •  From theTrumpet.com
They may not have appeased the markets, but they brought Europe closer to becoming a superstate.
 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced proposals for a common European economic government after they met on August 16.

On Wednesday, they sent plans to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy for eurozone leaders to meet twice a year, with a president being elected to chair the meetings. They said they would support Van Rompuy as the first president.

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