European Best Pictures Of The Day - January 22, 2013


German Chancellor Angela Merkel embraces French President Francois... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Anniversary,Berlin,Bestof,Bestpix,Bundestag,Celebration,Diplomacy,Elysée Treaty,Embracing,Event,François Hollande,French Culture,Germany,Horizontal,People,Politics,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 22: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Image is a cropped version of #159876137) German Chancellor Angela Merkel embraces French President Francois Hollande after she spoke to members of the German Bundestag and French Assemblee Nationale during a joint session of the two governments at the Bundestag during the 50th anniversary celebration of the Elysee Treaty on January 22, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The treaty, concluded in 1963 by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer in the Elysee Palace in Paris, set a new tone of reconciliation between France and Germany, and called for consultations between the two countries to come to a common stance on policies affecting the most important partners in Europe as well as the rest of the region. Since its establishment, the document for improved bilateral relations has been seen by many as the driving force behind European integration. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)