French Independent Candidate Meets With Merkel

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron promoted closer Franco-German cooperation to strengthen Europe during his visit to Germany on Thursday. 

“Today, Europe is again facing great dangers,” Mr. Macron said after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel of the center-right Christian Democrats and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel of the center-left Social Democrats.

“We have a shared responsibility that we must take on,” the French presidential candidate said.

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