The leaders of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal will on Friday discuss the eurozone debt crisis on the sidelines of a European-African summit in Malta.
The talks, starting at 6pm (1600 GMT), will include Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, French President Francois Hollande and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.
Five southern European nations and five North African countries will hold a two-day summit in Malta to discuss political and economic cooperation after the Arab Spring uprisings.
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