Euro ministers to hold debt crisis talks Monday: source
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
France's Finance Minister Francois Baroin (L) talks with European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi (R) at the start of a European Union (EU) finance ministers meeting in Brussels November 30, 2011. REUTERS PhotoEurozone finance ministers will hold telephone talks on the debt crisis on Monday, a government source told AFP.
"There will be a conference call of the Eurogroup on Monday afternoon" around 1500 GMT "to discuss what happens after the European summit of December 8 and 9" on saving the eurozone, the source said Sunday. A central topic will be the issue of bilateral loans by European countries to the International Monetary Fund to allow it to assist fragile members of the monetary union.
European Union members who are not part of the 17-nation eurozone will also take part in the talks.