White House: Obama, Merkel discuss euro zone crisis

December 8, 2011 00:27

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone on Wednesday and they agreed on the need to find a lasting and credible euro zone crisis solution, the White House said.

"As before, the President expressed his appreciation for the efforts the Chancellor and other European leaders are making to resolve the crisis," the White House said, describing the call as part of ongoing consultations between Obama and Merkel on the issue.

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