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France: 'Europe has to bring protection to the Europeans' - Hollande02:30

France: 'Europe has to bring protection to the Europeans' - Hollande

France, Evian-les-Bains
September 2, 2016 at 15:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

French President Francois Hollande stressed that "Europe has to bring protection to the Europeans" during a joint press conference alongside German chancellor Angela Merkel, following an economic meeting in Evian-les-Bains, Friday.

Hollande stressed the importance of "protection of the borders, protection of the fundamental interests, protection also against terror." He expressed his intention to bring "another impulse to the growth and the regulation" of the world economy at the upcoming G20 conference in Chengdu, China, as well to "fight against a certain number of unfair trade practices, foster exchange and think about all that is a threat to peace."

The German chancellor agreed that "the theme of security will play a very decisive role in the coming days and weeks. Security in the economy domain, concerning employment, but also security inside and outside of the borders."

The 'French-German meeting of Evian,' an event created to enforce collaboration between German and French companies, took place for the 25th time on Friday.

France: 'Europe has to bring protection to the Europeans' - Hollande02:30
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French President Francois Hollande stressed that "Europe has to bring protection to the Europeans" during a joint press conference alongside German chancellor Angela Merkel, following an economic meeting in Evian-les-Bains, Friday.

Hollande stressed the importance of "protection of the borders, protection of the fundamental interests, protection also against terror." He expressed his intention to bring "another impulse to the growth and the regulation" of the world economy at the upcoming G20 conference in Chengdu, China, as well to "fight against a certain number of unfair trade practices, foster exchange and think about all that is a threat to peace."

The German chancellor agreed that "the theme of security will play a very decisive role in the coming days and weeks. Security in the economy domain, concerning employment, but also security inside and outside of the borders."

The 'French-German meeting of Evian,' an event created to enforce collaboration between German and French companies, took place for the 25th time on Friday.

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