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15.05.2017 - 14: 01

Germany offered France to expand bilateral cooperation

German Foreign Minister suggested Paris to establish joint representation of the European Commission and international organizations, as well as the overall budget for the eurozone countries.

This is stated in the ministerial policy note "Eliza 2.0 - New impulses of the German-French cooperation," writes the weeklymirror.

Among the proposals agencies under the leadership of the Social Democrat Sigmar Gabriel - the total budget for the euro zone common German-French investment in science, transport structure and online network.

On the foreign policy level, it is proposed to create a separate post of European Commissioner, which was "to share or would be engaged alternately by France and Germany." the idea of ​​"joint representation" Berlin and Paris also put forward in international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund.

Previously, the idea of ​​the establishment of the general budget of the euro area made the candidate for Chancellor of Germany, the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany Martin Shults. He said in an interview ZEIT, that the Eurogroup states should perform common tasks, so the co-financing of the budget makes sense.

Visit of the new President of France Emmanuel Makron in Berlin will be held on Monday, May 15. He will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

A source: RIA News

Tags: Germany, France, Politics, International Relations, European Union, Economy