France and Germany mark Elysee pact's 50th anniversary
France and Germany have marked the 50th anniversary of a treaty that helped to reconcile the two former foes.
French President Francois Hollande told a joint session of their parliaments in Berlin that a generation had grown up knowing only peace and democracy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the two states would work on deeper economic and fiscal integration.
Steve Evans reports from Berlin.
22 Jan 2013
- From the section Europe