President Emmanuel Macron has heralded a Franco-Germany alliance which he says will lead Europe and stop the world “descending into chaos.” Mr Macron visited Germany on Sunday to commemorate both the end of World War One and Germany’s Day of Mourning for victims of dictatorship and war, the Frenchman meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel afterwards to discuss the EU army and how to counter the growing strength of eurosceptics in the run-up to the European elections in May 2019.Addressing the German Bundestag, Macron made clear who he believed to be the founders of the bloc of 27 nations (minus Britain, which will be leaving the EU in March), regarding others as “partners” who have since joined the Franco-German axis. “We have turned the Franco-German couple into the heart of the United Europe to which other partners have gradually joined who had in the past been our allies or adversaries,” he said. BERLIN, GERMANY – NOVEMBER 18: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during the rememberence ceremony in the German parliament or Bundestag on Volkstrauertag, Germany’s national day of mourning for victims of war, on November 18, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) “France has always been on Germany’s side,” said… Read full this story
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