Chancellor Killjoy Merkel Unmoved By EU Summit Euphoria

Politicians seemed jubilant at the the close of the EU summit in Brussels on Friday, with leaders hoping to put their economic woes behind them. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel wasn't quite as lighthearted. She warned that without fiscal discipline the crisis could return.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a press conference at the end of a two-day European Union summit on March 2, 2012 at EU headquarters in Brussels.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a press conference at the end of a two-day European Union summit on March 2, 2012 at EU headquarters in Brussels.

Foto: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/ AFP
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