US News Merkel and Macron in Paris: Working Fairs Instead of Farewell Messen

21:05  16 september  2021
21:05  16 september  2021 Source:   sueddeutsche.de

Bundestag: It's good that Merkel stands before the farewell

 Bundestag: It's good that Merkel stands before the farewell is so difficult for many fans of Chancellor falls: the change is overdue. After 16 years, it's time for a new beginning. The boss and her government only tow themselves. © John MacDougall / AFP Departure After 16 years - Angela Merkel leaves the plenary hall according to her possibly last appearance as Federal Chancellor. It's good that Merkel stands before the farewell what the Chancellor is generally so desiring, you rarely know. But that you could have wished for such a finale is excluded.

France's President awaits the Chancellor for dinner, but that should not be a farewell. Before the autumnal government finding Germany paralyzes, Macron wants to talk about great topics.

Arbeit statt Adieu: Emmanuel Macron will mit Angela Merkel über welt- und europapolitische Positionen reden. © Christophe Licoppe / Imago Work instead of Adieu: Emmanuel Macron wants to talk to Angela Merkel about world and European capolitan positions. working missions Instead of saying goodbye

in the Élysée Palace, it is important to expire in emotional dumbbell. Yes, the end of the term Angela Merkel is imminent. But no if the German Chancellor comes on Thursday evening for a meal with President Emmanuel Macron to Paris, it's not yet farewell. But about how to continue working. Afghanistan, European cooperation in climate protection, Defense policy - The topics are big and they push.

"Belmondo is a little better": Emmanuel Macron welcomes the memory of Jean-Paul Belmondo

 This Thursday 9 September, Emmanuel Macron made a vibrant tribute to the life and career of Jean-Paul Belmondo , died on Monday at 88 years old. © ABACA Thursday, September 9, Emmanuel Macron made a vibrant tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo's life and career, died on Monday at 88 years old. The emotion was palpable in the court of the invalids. At a ceremony organized this Thursday, September 9, Emmanuel Macron went from his warm tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo.

in Paris is emphasized that the German election campaign does not affect the efficiency of cooperation. But beyond the degree of exposure, nervousness returns slowly. Although OLAF Scholz (SPD) and Armin Laschet (CDU) candidate decided France friends for the Chancellery, but in the Élysée one expects tough months. The German election campaign show a very great unpredictability, it says from there. Say: It is to be feared that long coalition negotiations in Berlin brakes the German-French cooperation - if not the entire European policy in Brussels.

What it means when Berlin is busy with self-finding, Macron has already experienced in 2017. Fresh into office in the spring, he held his famous Sorbonne speech on September 26 with the vision of a strong, united, in-depth European Union. A French survival two days after the German general election. At that time, the impression that should emboss the relationship Macron / Merkel: Macron Prescht, Merkel waits. At that time, that was just all of Germany in the waiting state. Only in March 2018 the new government was formed.

Merkel's Balkan

 Merkel's Balkan 16 years after her first Balkan journey is Angela Merkel on the way again in Serbia and Albania, also meets the tips of four other Western Balkan countries. She knows about the importance of a stable Balkans for Europe. But in 16 years, too little has happened too little. © Marko Drobnjakovic In Belgrade Angela Merkel with Serbia President Aleksandar Vucic departs a horizontal formation on Monday.

Top Themes is the "European sovereignty"

France fears the braking effect of renewed complicated coalition negotiations, especially because the coming months count there. In January it takes over the EU Presidency, at the same time begins the final phase of the presidential election campaign. Even though Macrons candidacy is not yet official: no one doubts that the reigning president will compete in April 2022 for his re-election. The EU Council Presidency should also be a means of convincing the voters of Macron's assertiveness in European issues. But that can only succeed if the government search is completed in Berlin.

at the top of the list of Brussels themes that France wants to negotiate with Germany is the "European sovereignty". The keyword is a favorite formula in the Élysée. Defense, Health, Digital Change, CO₂ Emmissions: In the great questions, Paris urges more than Berlin on a pan-European solution - some German critics would be more likely to be a French-European solution.

The fact that European issues in the German election campaign barely play a role is registered in Paris. You can see the positive, it says from the Élysée, and conclude that in Germany no governmental party question the EU's affiliation. Pessimistic considered, but you can also get the idea that Germany goes back to yourself.

International Survey: Merkel gets top marks shortly before the officer .
© Dpa Angela Merkel is also popular in France as a head of state Emmanuel Macron. Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves her successor to her successor or successor in the office big shoes. In a new global survey of the renowned Institute Pew Research Center, Merkel gets top marks for their foreign policy.

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