Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Rome, Athens In fact, Elisabeth Borne should already be closed at the end of September Olaf Scholz to travel, but then the chancellor tested positive for the coronavirus. The French prime minister paid a visit to the chancellery last Friday, and the new date fits neatly into the political calendar: the meeting capped off a week of intense travel diplomacy in which Paris and Berlin sought to demonstrate a new unity after this phase. a lot of irritation in their relationship.
Both sides feel a palpable will to make people forget the unpleasant impression of October. the canceled meeting of the Franco-German Council of Ministers and to act together in Europe during the energy crisis. “Friends stand by each other in times of need” – said Scholz on the side of Born. “Germany and France is an example of common European solidarity”.