The Debate

First day on the job: Hollande in Berlin to break the ice with Merkel

Through rain and lightning, François Hollande finally makes it to Berlin for his first-ever meeting with the German chancellor. Now comes the hard part - coming up with a compromise that will safeguard Europe’s common currency.

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  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Freelance Journalist and Former Paris Bureau Chief, Deutsche Presse-Agentur
  • Jérôme GUEDJ, Member of the National Bureau, Socialist Party
  • Jacques MYARD, French Member of Parliament, UMP Party.

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