MADRID, May 5. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, will travel to Berlin on Monday to hold a meeting with the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and address the war in Ukraine and “issues of European sovereignty”, as confirmed by the Elysee on Thursday.
The French Presidency has indicated in a statement that the displacement, the first after his investiture after winning re-election, “again underlines the strength of the Franco-German couple”, while indicating that “the discussion will focus mainly on aspects of defense and energy, within the framework of the continuity of the commitments at the Versailles Summit”.
“They will also address major international issues within the framework of the German presidency of the G7, including the summit that will take place in July. The situation in the Sahel, the Western Balkans and the relationship between the European Union (EU) and China will also be discussed. “, he highlighted, before indicating that after the bilateral meeting there will be a working dinner.