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EU delays summit for debt solution

10-11-2011 14:03 BJT

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EU delays debt crisis summit to October 23

The European Union is delaying a summit by almost a week to October 23 to give leaders more time to finalise a response to the eurozone debt crisis, the EU's president said on Monday, cited by AFP.

"After a round of consultations last week and over the weekend... on developments in the euro area, I have decided to convene the European Council and the eurozone summit a week later on Sunday 23 October," Herman Van Rompuy said in a statement.

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