In Toulouse, Angela Merkel and a significant proportion of the cabinet are continuing to build on the close cooperation with France. Priority issues are climate protection, innovation and strengthening Europe both internally and externally.
Political relations France is Germany’s closest and most important partner in Europe. There is no other country with which we coordinate so regularly and intensively at all levels and in all…
Germany and France are furthering the agenda for a strong EU by working together on issues such as a European Security Council, the Joint Africa-EU Strategy and EU collaboration on key technologies.
Foreign Minister Maas is attending a meeting of the French Cabinet today.
Discussions focused on disarmament, protection of women and girls in armed conflict, upholding humanitarian principles and the current crises in Libya and Venezuela.