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Merkel Says More Measures Needed to Stem Crisis Beyond Today

October 26, 2011

Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel said European leaders will have to go beyond measures introduced at today’s summit to resolve the debt crisis in order to calm international markets concerned about a breakup of the euro.

“They want to see what the development of the European Union looks like in the medium term, because they need certainty that the euro area will stay together,” Merkel told German lawmakers today in Berlin before heading to Brussels for the latest European summit.

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