Photo Gallery: 'It Isn't Foreign Leaders Who Will Decide French Election'
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Photo Gallery: 'It Isn't Foreign Leaders Who Will Decide French Election'

French Presidential Candidate Hollande 'They'll Have to Listen to Me'

In a SPIEGEL interview, French Socialist Party presidential candidate François Hollande reacts to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refusal to meet with him in the run-up to the election, explains how he would like to renegotiate the European fiscal pact if he is elected and shares why it is unlikely we will soon hear the term "Merlande" if he is elected.
Interview conducted by Mathieu von Rohr and Romain Leick; translated from the German by Christopher Sultan