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Hurdles Facing EU Leaders At Brussels Debt Summit

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Across Europe on Wednesday, all eyes are on the EU summit in Brussels, where European leaders are expected to reveal plans to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis. But each country has different fears and expectations: In France the worry is the state of the banks and the country's credit rating; in Italy it's further pressure from the EU on Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to get his financial house in order; in Germany and other northern European countries, it's the cost of the bailouts, and who is going to pay for them.
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