Angela Merkel


French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with German... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Arrival,Berlin,Brandenburg Gate,Celebration,Cooperation,Diplomacy,Elysée Treaty,François Hollande,French Culture,French Embassy,Germany,Hand,Handshake,International Landmark,Meeting,Politics,Portrait,Vertical,World War IIPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench President Francois Hollande (L) shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they pose in front of the Brandenburg Gate as they arrive at the French Embassy in Berlin on January 22, 2013 for a meeting as part of the celebration to mark 50 years since the Elysee Treaty launched after WWII the French-German cooperation. Hollande is to meet there with Angela Merkel. In signing the landmark treaty on January 22, 1963, then French president Charles de Gaulle and West German chancellor Konrad Adenauer sealed a new era of reconciliation between the former foes which has since driven European unity. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)