Latest update: 22/05/2012
Hollande meets Merkel: a compatible couple?
Just hours after his inauguration, the new French president flew to Berlin to meet the German chancellor. The two leaders had never met before, but Hollande and Merkel pledged to work together to resolve Europe's economic crisis. But can the new Franco-German tandem overcome its political differences?
Christophe Robeet speaks to:
- Pervenche Béres, French MEP, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats;
- Alexander Alvaro, German MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats.
Programme prepared by Salima Belhadj.