French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have put on a united front at talks in Berlin. But they disagree about how to reform the EU. Macron is proposing deeper ties, but he's facing resistance from a cautious Merkel.
Right-wingers in Angela Merkel's coalition have slammed her eurozone budget deal with Emmanuel Macron over asylum policy. The criticism came as she attended a World Refugee Day event with her hardline interior minister.
Turkey's upcoming presidential election can also been seen as a preliminary vote on the future of its accession to the EU. While German-Turkish ties remain tense, it wasn't long ago that things seemed to be promising.
French President Macron has said he favors imposing financial penalties on EU states that refuse to accept migrants. His comments come on the eve of an EU summit on migration policy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are meeting to discuss the future of the EU. Both have presented their proposals and DW shows where they see eye to eye — and where they are at odds.
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