Germany's Merkel to meet France's Hollande next Wednesday

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Posted: Jun 23, 2012 1:14 PM
Germany's Merkel to meet France's Hollande next Wednesday

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet French President Francois Hollande late on Wednesday ahead of a European summit, a spokesman for the German government told Reuters on Saturday.

"The purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the European Council on Thursday and Friday," the spokesman said without elaborating.

(Reporting By Kerstin Dorr; Writing by Muriel Boselli)