de Gaulle and Adenauer

(FILES) Picture taken in 1961 in Bonn of French president Charles de Gaulle (L), and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. The 40th anniversary of the Elysee treaty will be celebrated 22 and 23 January 2003 in Paris, Versailles (near Paris) and Berlin. France and Germany have reconciled their differences and will resume their role as the driving force of an enlarged European union, French President Jacques Chirac said 20 January, two days before celebrations marking the countries’ post-war alliance. AFP PHOTO EPA-DPA

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