French President Nicolas Sarkozy
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Nicolas Sarkozy calls for financial transaction tax

The developments in Athens have overshadowed a meeting of the G20 in Cannes, where leading industrialised nations are discussing the eurozone debt crisis.

Speaking at the end of the first day of talks, the French President Nicolas Sarkozy said he thought the message sent by France and Germany on Wednesday to what he called the Greek political class, had helped people focus on what was at stake.

  • 03 Nov 2011
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