Balkenende discusses financial crisis with Sarkozy
Dutch PM meets with French President Sarkozy today in Paris to discuss the global financial crisis.1 October 2008
THE HAGUE -- Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende will meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris Wednesday to discuss the current financial market trouble, his office said Tuesday.
"The visit is in preparation of the meeting of the European Council on 15 and 16 October", said a statement. Sarkozy is the current president of the council.
"Topics of discussion will include the situation on the financial markets", said Balkenende's office.
On Tuesday, the prime minister told MPs that the European Union should urge the United States to develop a quick solution to the credit crisis.
[AFP / Expatica]