France and Germany mark Elysee pact's 50th anniversary
22 January 2013 Last updated at 19:42 GMT
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.