Franco-German Partnership in Post-Cold War Era. From the Moscow Treaty (1990) to the Nice Treaty (2001)

Franco-German relationships have much evolved in the post-Cold war era, that is after the fall of the Berlin wall on November 9th, 1989. Else than the reunification of the new Germany within the new Europe, the international status of France and reunited Germany has known a considerable transformation, the rise in power of the Berlin Republic has wiped the discriminations that would profit France before the Soviet Empire disintegrated. This being said, Franco-German consensus and partnership remain essential to favor the European integration process, especially on the verge of another enlargement towards the East of the Union. – Summary AFRI-2002