BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have “intense debates” and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward.
Macron, seeking to breathe life into the European Union as growing euroskeptic nationalism tests the bloc’s cohesion, has made euro zone reform a priority but Merkel has resisted some of his ideas, especially those that may expose Berlin to more risk.
Debates - Mentalities - Respects - Extent - Roles
“Certainly, we have intense debates. Our mentalities do differ in certain respects, and we to some extent view our roles differently,” Merkel told German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
“However, despite our different situations...
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