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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Georg Streiter
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and his German counterpart stressed the need for coordinated action Monday in the face of the eurozone debt crisis and faltering global growth, but left open what joint steps Europe and the United States would take to shore up the world economy in the coming months.
The German and Italian leaders issued a new pledge to protect the eurozone, while the influential eurogroup chairman was quoted Sunday as saying that officials have no time to lose and will decide in the coming days what measures to take.
Now for the really important business between Greece and Germany: Soccer.
Germany ousted Greece from the European Championship on Friday, denying an uplifting end to an emotional week of soccer and politics for the Greeks.
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Germany's European Championship quarterfinal match against Greece _ a game that brings together nations at opposite ends of Europe's debt crisis.
Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend Germany's European Championship quarterfinal match against Greece for a game that brings together nations at opposite ends of Europe's debt crisis.
In Berlin, German government spokesman Georg Streiter said there has been an "expression of interest" by Qatar in about 200 Leopard II tanks.
Asked what exactly was meant by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's joint statements with her French and Italian counterparts, German government spokesman Georg Streiter said Monday: "It is the intention of all simply to send a very strong signal for the euro."