G8 discussed need to contain euro zone contagion-U.S.
CAMP DAVID, Md. |
CAMP DAVID, Md. May 19 (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders stressed in their Saturday discussions the need for European countries to take steps to minimize contagion from the euro zone's economic crisis, a White House official said.
The official also said that President Barack Obama would hold a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the conclusion of the G8 summit on Saturday afternoon. (Reporting By Jeff Mason; Editing by Vicki Allen)
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