Hollande 'delighted' with Merkel

President Hollande said he was 'delighted' after his first meeting with Chancellor Merkel, where they spoke "the international language of intelligence."

They both said that they hoped Greece would stay within the eurozone and both spoke of growth across Europe.

Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande
Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande Credit: Reuters

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Hollande's euro talks with Merkel

The newly-inaugurated French president Francois Hollande and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel have underlined their desire for Greece to stay in the eurozone and were prepared to introduce measures to help growth in the country.