Battle to Save the Euro Summit Seen Backing 'Merkozy' Plan - But Then What?

The pressure on the euro zone is so great that the German-French plan for treaty changes to punish budget rule-breakers is likely to be approved at a make-or-break EU summit starting Thursday. But it could still be thwarted by political wrangling in the coming months.
German Chancellor Merkel and French President Sarkozy have agreed a fiscal union plan. But will it be enough?

German Chancellor Merkel and French President Sarkozy have agreed a fiscal union plan. But will it be enough?

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