Elsewhere during the Summit, Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin agreed the violence in Syria had to end but offered no new solutions and showed no signs of healing a rift over whether to impose tougher sanctions on Damascus.
In Greece those political parties broadly supportive of the country's international bailout will agree to form a coalition government on Tuesday , a senior official with the conservative New Democracy party that won the most votes in Sunday’s election told Reuters.
"We are going to clinch a deal tomorrow, we will form a government," the official, who declined to be named, said.
The official said the Socialist PASOK party would appoint members in the next cabinet and also expressed hope that the Democratic Left, a small, moderate leftist party, would take part.
Spain will be watched closely later on Tuesday morning – and again on Thursday - as it is expected to have to pay record prices to borrow at debt auctions after the Greek election failed to ease concerns about the future of the euro zone and uncertainty over whether Madrid will need a full sovereign bailout persisted.
The yield on Spanish 10-year bonds hit a fresh high above 7 percent on Monday as initial relief over the victory of pro-bailout parties in Greece waned.Page 2 of 4 | Prev Page | Next Page