EU Parliament President French Criticism of Merkel 'Unfair'

European Parliament President Martin Schulz shielded German Chancellor Angela Merkel from French criticism on Monday evening, saying she couldn't be held responsible for all the bloc's economic woes because 26 other leaders are also involved in decision-making.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz speaking to journalists after meeting French President François Hollande on Monday.

European Parliament President Martin Schulz speaking to journalists after meeting French President François Hollande on Monday.

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cro -- with wire reports