German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Francois Hollande, left, hold a joint news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. France

 

              German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Francois Hollande, left, hold a joint news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. France
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Francois Hollande, left, hold a joint news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. France and Germany mark 50 years since they signed the Elysee Treaty, the post-war friendship pact between the former enemies. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)