Berlin and Paris Battle Contagion The Weakness Behind Sarkozy's European Vision

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has a vision for Europe, one which involves increased solidarity to save the euro zone. His attempts to convince Chancellor Angela Merkel are hiding his own country's weaknesses. Some are concerned that Germany may soon stand alone.
Von Romain Leick
Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel must find a way forward for the crisis-hit euro zone.

Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel must find a way forward for the crisis-hit euro zone.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein