More flexible fiscal rules ‘not urgent’ Le Maire tells Lindner

Euractiv | Dec 14, 2021 at 7:28 AM
  • During the third recent German visit to Paris, discussion topics included the progression of the France-Germany tandem and the divergence of views on nuclear, gas, and coal.
  • It had been the third visit of a leading politician of the new German government in Paris within a week: Christian Lindner, the successor of Olaf Scholz as finance minister, visited Paris to exchange views with his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire ahead of the French EU presidency.
  • Four important occasions converge for Germany and France: a new German government, the German G20 presidency, the French Council presidency, and the French presidential elections.