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France and Germany Update Their Alliance

Jan 11, 2019 | 22:23 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron address the media during a press conference in the German chancellery on Nov. 18, 2018, in Berlin.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and French President Emmanuel Macron address the media during a press conference in the German chancellery on Nov. 18, 2018, in Berlin. The pair face an uphill battle in their goal of making Europe stronger.

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Fifty-six years after their first pact, Paris and Berlin are getting ready to deepen their ties once more. The Continent's complexities, however, could well get in the way of their friendship....

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