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Economic turmoil feared if Socialist ousts French leader Sarkozy

Statements by Werner Weidenfeld

16.04.2012 · Washington Times


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Werner Weidenfeld, professor of political science at the University of Munich, predicts that, once in power, Mr. Hollande would be unlikely to push for renegotiation of the treaty.

Throughout recent history, he said, French and German leaders of different political stripes have always found common ground in order to take the lead in European politics.

“None of these tandems started out with perfect cooperation,” Mr. Weidenfeld said. “It was the same with Merkel and Sarkozy: At the beginning, there were a lot of misunderstandings and conflicts.”

That changed as Europe’s debt crisis grew: The two leaders became so close, they are known as “Merkozy.”

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