French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, as she prepares to leave following their meeting at the Elysee Palace, Paris, Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. ... more 
French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, as she prepares to leave following their meeting at the Elysee Palace, Paris, Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Sarkozy and Merkel sought Monday to present a unified plan to tighten oversight of government budgets - a key step ahead of a European Union summit later this week to try to save the euro. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Remy de la Mauviniere
Mon, Dec 5, 2011 10:18 AM EST