Saturday 23 March 2019

These pictures of Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron look like the perfect duet

Absolute gold.

The German and French leaders were seen warmly embracing (Francois Mori/AP)
The German and French leaders were seen warmly embracing (Francois Mori/AP)

By Press Association reporters

Angela Merkel made the first international visit of her new governmental term to France on Friday.

Photos of French President Emmanuel Macron welcoming Merkel to the Elysee Palace show the pair laughing and smiling together.

Have any two people ever looked more pleased to see each other? In fact, it brings to mind a certain song…

“Don’t go breaking my heart”

France Germany

“I couldn’t if I tried”

France Germany

“Honey if I get restless”

France Germany

“Baby you’re not that kind”

France Germany

This isn’t the first time the pair have reacted with joy at meeting up. Actually, these pictures from the G20 summit in July remind us of another famous duet…

Islands in the stream, that is what we are

(Matt Cardy/PA)

No one in between, how can we be wrong


Sail away with me, to another world


And we rely on each other, ah ha

(Matt Cardy/PA)

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