German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks at a conference of a group representing family-owned companies in Berlin, Friday, June 15, 2012. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined her determination to reject pressure for quick solutions at the Group of 20 summit, saying Europe must tackle its problems "at the roots" by lowering debt and increasing economic competitiveness. Merkel said Friday that fueling growth through more government spending "will rather increase the problems than decrease them." (AP Photo/dapd/ Steffi Loos)