Hollande: Growth must be created

Mr Hollande has said; "growth is something that must be created, in countries, across the eurozone."

Talking about the new Greek elections Angela Merkel said that "we have to respect that there are new elections in Greece, we expect Greece to be able to stay within the Euro."

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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.