EU Divisions Questioning the Legality of a Separate Euro Treaty

With the United Kingdom opposed to Chancellor Merkel's plan for amending EU treaties to increase fiscal integration, Germany and France are seeking a separate agreement among the 17 euro-zone members. Many say that might be illegal, though.
Chancellor Merkel may have a difficult time pushing through her vision of the EU.

Chancellor Merkel may have a difficult time pushing through her vision of the EU.

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Photo Gallery: Europe's Leaders to the Rescue
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Photo Gallery: Europe's Leaders to the Rescue

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan