A Lasting Solution to the Crisis? German Politicians Call for Changes to EU Treaties

The European Union is fighting to save its common currency -- and its future. In Germany, more and more politicians are calling for a new European convention that would agree on changes to the EU treaties, protecting the bloc against future crises. But other EU member states are less keen on the idea.
An EU flag is seen at a ceremony to mark the launch of the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009.

An EU flag is seen at a ceremony to mark the launch of the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009.

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With reporting by Florian Gathmann
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