La Vanguardia reports former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is considering a proposal from Ciudadanos to become their candidate for Mayor of Barcelona
Germany, France won't seek special trade deal with U.S. - Scholz
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Merkel tells @EmmanuelMacron need 'ability to compromise' - but her ability to do just that limited by own @cdu party MPs worried about German tax money
: The banking union is part of European convergence and solidarity, but solidarity does not work without responsibility
Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking with President @EmmanuelMacron: We can find a solution in the development of the European banking unionwe can have a common protection system for funds, we need solidarity in Europe
Libya- first official announcement by France regarding Haftar since he was hospitalized states that he is "in good health condition"
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Instead of just telling travellers how dangerous different parts of the world are, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs shows them in maps.
Germany and France will seek "common solutions" on Eurozone by June, says Merkel
speaking at @AssembleeNat: By signing CETA Canada and the EU chose a progressive approach towards trade that creates jobs, protects the environment it's a partnership that goes beyond any other trade agreement
: Those who are ambitious on monetary/finance reforms should be allowed to go forward. If we always wait for all the member states, we wouldn't be here Need greater institutional integration in Eurozone, otherwise Europe cannot go forward
on EU trade policy: it should be coherent with other EU goals. Environmental, sanitary and social values should always be reflected in European trade agreements and policies
: A Europe that protects is the basis of European sovereignty To build a Europe that protects, we need convergence in European social and fiscal policies
French foreign ministry says it is essential that Syria gives immediate, full access to Douma site to UN chemical inspectors
on Brexit: Closest relationship with the UK is important, however there is no 'cherry-picking' in the single market
Very likely that proof has disappeared from the site of the April 7 attack in Douma, Syria - French foreign ministry
Macron getting worked up about Syria strikes at European Parliament, saying "three countries (France, USA, UK) saved the honor of the international community"
on European democracy and EP elections: Let's use transnational lists, its leaders could be the 'Spitzenkandidaten'
on Western Balkans: EU should not allow them to move closer to Turkey or Russia, but enlargement should happen only after deep reforms of the EU
on migration policy: this will not only be solved at national level We need solidarity both inside and outside Europe. Macron's suggested immigration reforms have for goal to bring French system closer to German system
opens response to @EmmanuelMacron with support for missile strike on Syria but notes it was France and UK to act, highlighting EU weakness" "There is still no European Army and equally we must say our foreign policy is occasionally an illusion"
at @Europarl_EN: Recent cases (Syria, Facebook scandal, etc.) are proof that we need a strengthening of European institutions and legislation, we need more than just actions of member states
: The people must decide who will become the next President of European Commission Those who want to become Commissioners should run for the EP next year, let the citizens decide who will run the Commission
at @Europarl_EN: True democracy is not happening only at heads of state meetings, it means more than just a meeting between Germany and France. True democracy is when every citizen is given a vote and when different views are represented
at @Europarl_EN: Europe is an ensemble, it should not be dividedit is also not only Franco-German. "We are 28, soon to be 27"
: Citizens' consultations should be a pan-European movement, not only in France. Europe deserves a deep democratic debate
Macron calls for 'European sovereignty' in face of authoritarianism
Macron proposes EU fund for communities that take refugees
"I don't want to belong to a generation of sleep walkers, a generation that has forgetten its past." says @EmmanuelMacron
"We can't refuse to talk about Europe and blame Strasbourg and Brussels for everything that's bad". @EmmanuelMacron wants to embrace a new project for the EU. But unlike in the past no word on a Eurozone finance minister yet at European Parliament
France is willing to increase its contribution to the EU budget but we need new sources of funding: @EmmanuelMacron at EP