German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron today signed a treaty entitled "German-French Cooperation and Integration Agreement" in the municipality of Aachen, Germany, under the title "Aachen Agreement".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel states that the agreement is intended as a first step for the European army
The new agreement, which was drawn up on the basis of the agreement on the Eliseo signed on January 22, 1963 by the German president Konrad Adenauer and the French president Charles De Gaulle, consists of 16 pages with 28 entries in 7 columns.
The two countries, which have a common border of about 450 kilometers and will be confronted in many wars in history, will sign the new agreement.
The agreement aims to further develop cooperation in the areas of culture, education, research, technology, artificial intelligence, primarily and the environment, as well as the. economy, foreign, defense and security policies of the two countries.
In the framework of European Union (EU) decisions to deepen cooperation between the two countries and ensure coordination, the agreement stipulates that it will be an effort to consult and maintain a common attitude before major meetings in the & # 39; EU.
"Defense and Security Council" in the political field between the two countries, the municipality "Council of Economic Experts" will be created in the agreement, has been developed a common approach to arms exports will be developed.
The agreement plans to help the other as much as possible if one of the countries is the target of an armed attack.
"It is the priority of Franco-German diplomacy that Germany is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)". the expression was used.
This was interpreted as the fact that the two countries renounced the goal of UNGK to represent the EU with a joint president.
The agreement plans to work more closely on many issues such as increasing the number of students learning the language of the other country, the recognition of mutual diplomas and the cooperation of universities.
The agreement aims to remove obstacles to facilitate the living conditions of people in border regions and to implement various joint projects in border regions and to adopt legal provisions.
In the agreement a joint fund will be established to bring the two people together.
The agreement on the implementation of the Paris Environment Agreement and the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals will ensure that the two countries work in close cooperation and efforts will be made to ensure the progress of transformation energy.
CRITICAL CRITICAL IN TWO COUNTRIES
The agreement to be signed is criticized by the opposition parties in the two countries.
The deputy of the German green party Franziska Branter, the agreement does not go beyond a declaration of intent and 'empty emptiness', stating that as the development of social norms and tax justice issues as not involved in the Agreement said.
Left-wing vice-president Tobias Pflüger said that the governments of Germany and France gave wrong answers to the crisis and the challenges in the EU.
"The Treaty of Aachen" will increase the armaments in Europe that express Pflüger, in this case the EU will move away from a peaceful European vision, he said.
Alexander Gauland, leader of the extreme right and alternative to anti-Islamic Germany, said that Germany and France want to establish a "super-EU" within the EU.
In France, Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front Party, declared that the agreement to be signed in Aachen means "betrayal to France", "Macron sells our land in pieces and destroys our sovereignty". He said.
"The agreement was shared with the public three days before it was signed to not protest," said Le Pen, "The contract is very serious and will undermine the power of our country." found in the evaluation.
Le Pen said that Macron was considering sharing the position of France with the United Nations Security Council in Germany.
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, the head of the French party, also suggested that the German laws would be valid in the Alsatian-Lorraine region, which is the border with Germany, for the agreement not to believe in the government and to read among the lines.
Dupont-Aignan claimed that France would have sacrificed its international position if it had pledged to demonstrate a common attitude with Berlin in its foreign and security policies.
The yellow jackets, which have been performing in France for weeks, want to hold a referendum before important agreements are signed.