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France’s newly-elected president visits Germany

PARIS (May 16, 2017): Newly-elected President of France Emmanuel Macron headed to Germany on his first foreign visit on Monday.

 Emmanuel Macron left for Berlin after naming Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister. Emmanuel Macron was welcomed with military honors by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday afternoon.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  and Emmanuel Macron in a press conference, declared French-German relationship as crucial to the European Union.

Macron said, “I’m delighted that together, we will be able to work on a common shared road map for the European Union and the Eurozone.” He continued, “I hope very much in the weeks to come, we will be able to devise a common shared road map between France and Germany… We need more trust, much more trust and more specifically, results.”

Whereas, the German chancellor Angela Merkel said the two countries need each other for the EU to be healthy.

Merkel said, “Today, we talked about three areas and we will continue doing so later. Firstly, the current European political topics and about the directives the European asylum system, and also, questions of trade relations. It’s all connected with job creation.”

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