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Macron, Merkel seal Franco-German 'friendship pact'

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in the border town of Aachen on Tuesday to sign a pact that brings greater cooperation between their two countries, notably in economic and security issues, and including the aim of creating a 'German-French economic area with common rules' and a 'common military culture' that Merkel said could 'contribute to the creation of a European army'.

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The French president said he would reject Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 'at this stage' because he was against unregulated free trade.