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    EU leaders discuss debt crisis

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The European Union summit has kicked off in Brussels with the focus expected to shift from austerity to growth plans.

    The summit comes amid concerns over Greece's eurozone future and Spains troubled banks.

    One idea is to have all eurozone debt guaranteed by all the nations, with Germany having to shoulder much of the burden. But, the German leader Angela Merkel has already dismissed that idea.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Brussels.