After the joint ministerial meeting between Germany and France, a joint declaration was opened, expressing views on many issues.
After the Council of Ministers meeting, hosted online by Germany, a 62-point statement was released, covering the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) outbreak, the fight against climate change, economic policy , digital transformation and international challenges.
In the introduction to the declaration, it was indicated that Germany and France would continue to strengthen their cooperation.
In the statement, which said that Germany and France confirmed their determination to work together for a strong, sustainable and resilient European Union (EU), it was stated that the challenges of the times can only be met by unity and solidarity within the EU and global trade cooperation.
HIGHLIGHT OF TURKEY
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By including Turkey in the section entitled “Cooperation on International Issues”, “We reaffirm our strategic interest in mutually beneficial cooperative relations with Turkey, provided that de-escalation continues in the Eastern Mediterranean and a constructive contribution to the resolution regional crises and We are ready to expand cooperation in a constructive atmosphere. “it was said.
In the declaration, it was stressed that all relevant actors in the Eastern Mediterranean are encouraged to contribute to a lasting solution to the fundamental problems.
In the statement, it was stated that transatlantic relations will be further strengthened and that an agenda that makes progress in the areas of climate, digitization, technology and strengthening of the rules-based multilateral order will be monitoring.
In the statement, in the section on the situation in the Middle East, it was stated that “to create a productive environment for peace negotiations, to achieve a two-state solution and to end the conflict in the Middle East, to promote rapprochement and cooperation between the parties to the peace process, in particular within the framework of the Middle East Quartet, we affirm our support for efforts aimed at relaunching a credible political dialogue and working with other regional actors such as Egypt and Jordan. expression was used.
In the declaration, which specifies that efforts for peace and stability in the Sahel region will be continued, it is specified that the holding of presidential elections in Mali on February 27, 2022 at the latest is a priority.
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In the statement, it was stated that the Berlin process under the leadership of the United Nations regarding Libya was supported and continued as follows:
“We welcome the important steps taken since the Berlin Conference to ensure lasting peace and stability through the reopening of the energy sector, the national ceasefire agreement signed on October 23, 2020, the sheet of road for the holding of national elections on December 24 and the election of the interim executive body. We stress the importance of the effective implementation of the ceasefire agreement, respecting the United Nations (UN) arms embargo and the withdrawal of all foreign fighters and mercenaries in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations (UN). UN Security Council. “
“However, we are careful to continue our dialogue with Russia on the basis of common EU principles and to work selectively in areas of common interest,” the statement said. it has been said.
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In the statement, it was noted that cooperation between the two countries will be deepened in the fields of climate protection, digitization, economy, defense, culture and education, as well as the fight against the Kovid-19 epidemic and terrorism.