Laurence Parisot, head of the French business federation Medef said that she believes the Eurozone crisis is a moment of truth for Europe and that a more integrated Europe was needed to cope with challenges such as globalisation.
She told Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur that France needs to be prepared to carry out structural reforms to boost growth.
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