The Pessimists are too Optimistic…

3 May

“Relations worse that pessimists expected”…

Officials in the Chancellery consider the culprit here to be neighboring France, the country that is meant to function together with Germany as the motor driving the EU as a whole. Paris, Meyer-Landrut said, isn’t interested in reaching agreements with Germany on fundamental questions before September. The meaning behind his words was clear: French President François Hollande is counting on the German elections putting a new government in place in Berlin, one he hopes will be more willing to compromise. Hollande no longer expects anything from the current German government.

The two nations’ disputes always seem to be about money…

or something like that…France and Germany have a long history of settling disputes…

Spiegel on-line

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