The relationship between Germany’s Angela Merkel and France’s Emmanuel Macron is going through a period of unprecedented strain. (AFP pic)PARIS: The relationship between French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, long seen as Europe’s defining political alliance, is undergoing a period of unprecedented strain as reality clashes with expectation.
At a news conference on Thursday night, Macron unexpectedly laid bare the extent of his disappointment with Berlin by bluntly reeling off a string of areas where he disagrees with Merkel.
And analysts say that with European elections looming at the end of next month – and the conservative Merkel and …read more
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