Germany And France Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Elysee Treaty

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Philipp Roesler, chairman of the German Free Democrats party and... News PhotoAnniversary,Arrival,Berlin,Bundestag,Celebration,Chairperson,Diplomacy,Diplomacy - 2014 Film,Economy Minister,Elysée Treaty,Event,French Culture,German Free Democratic Party,Germany,Government,Horizontal,Philipp Roesler,Politics,State Visit,The Reichstag,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 22: Philipp Roesler, chairman of the German Free Democrats (FDP) party and German federal economy minister, arrives for a joint session of the German Bundestag and French Assemblee Nationale parliaments in the Reichstag building 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 Adam Berry/Getty Images)