Obama, Merkel: 'resolute action' needed from Greece, IMF, EU
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday agreed on the need for "resolute action" on the debt crisis by Greece, the IMF and the Europe, the White House said.
"President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke today by telephone, one in an ongoing series of consultations between close allies on global issues," the White House said in a statement.
"They discussed the importance of resolute action by Greece and timely support from the IMF and Europe to address Greece's economic difficulties.
"The president and the chancellor also discussed ongoing efforts to support peace in the Middle East."
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