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European leaders' conference call

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The Prime Minister discussed priorities for the forthcoming G20 in Los Cabos, including economic growth and financial market reform.

Prime Minister David Cameron has participated in a video conference call with Chancellor Merkel, President Hollande, Prime Ministers Monti and Rajoy, and the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission ahead of the G20. 

Following the meeting, a Downing Street spokesperson made the following statement:

European leaders attending the forthcoming G20 in Los Cabos participated in a video conference call this afternoon. The EU’s priorities for the upcoming meeting include ensuring effective coordination at the global level for strong, sustainable and balanced growth and the implementation of the G20 commitments on financial market reform.

Leaders agreed the need for countries to continue to take the necessary action to secure global economic stability and to support growth. These issues will be the focus of discussions at the G20 meeting, which immediately follows the Greek elections, and at the next European Council on 28-29 June.