Foreign Minister Steinmeier comments on relations with France before his trip to Paris

18.12.2013 - Press release

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (18 December) before departing for Paris:

The friendship between Germany and France is unique, the partnership between our two countries irreplaceable.

As Foreign Ministers, Laurent Fabius and I have a special responsibility to nurture and develop Franco German relations.

We intend to pool our efforts, our determination and our creativity – to benefit our countries and to help make Europe a success.

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