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Lightning didn't strike twice

After being hit by lightning and left soaked by a rain shower during his first day as French President, you'd forgive Francois Hollande for thinking that something would go seriously wrong at his first meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. However, as expected, yesterday's meeting wasn't overly exciting. After the mandatory comments about the importance of the Franco-German relations, a German journalist asked Hollande whether France would ratify the fiscal treaty as it stands (the question on everyone's mind), to which Hollande answered:"Our method will be to put all the ideas on the table and then see what legal implications they can have.
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