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Merkel, Macron eye deeper eurozone integration after German election

Brexit should not take up all our energy, says French president; German chancellor endorses the idea of a European Monetary Fund

Mrs Merkel and Mr Macron at the Elysee Palace last month. The German leader said she did not rule out a French idea to have a common eurozone finance minister.


THE leaders of Germany and France said on Tuesday they are ready to press ahead with deeper European integration, promising a tighter euro- zone at the core of the European Union shaken by Brexit.

French President Emmanuel Macron, elected in May on a pro-EU platform, said he...