German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron fist bump at the end of their joint press conference at the Elysee Palace on Friday. Photo: dpa
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron fist bump at the end of their joint press conference at the Elysee Palace on Friday. Photo: dpa

Emmanuel Macron hails ‘dear Olaf’ Scholz as Europe’s new power couple meets

  • The new German chancellor made Paris his first overseas stop after taking over from Angela Merkel at the end of her 16 years in power
  • The two leaders discussed EU issues, the Russian troop build-up on Ukraine’s border, as well as relations with China and the African continent

Topic |   Emmanuel Macron
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron fist bump at the end of their joint press conference at the Elysee Palace on Friday. Photo: dpa
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron fist bump at the end of their joint press conference at the Elysee Palace on Friday. Photo: dpa
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