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27 June 2023

Weimar Triangle meeting

Germany, France and Poland enjoy close economic and fiscal policy cooperation

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner and his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire and his Polish counterpart Magdalena Rzeczkowska BildVergroessern
Source:  Federal Ministry of Finance / Photothek

On 26 and 27 June 2023, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner welcomed his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire and his Polish counterpart Magdalena Rzeczkowska in Weimar for trilateral talks that focused on current economic challenges and on deepening the capital markets union. The meeting took place within the framework of the Weimar Triangle alliance.

Following their talks, Bruno Le Maire, Christian Lindner and Magdalena Rzeczkowska published a joint declaration, which you can download here:

Weimar Declaration [pdf, 138KB]

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The Weimar Triangle

After the end of the Cold War, the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland took a bold step forward: in 1991, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Roland Dumas and Krzysztof Skubiszewski launched a new partnership called the Weimar Triangle.

Images from the Weimar Triangle meeting

Christian Lindner welcomes Magdalena Rzeczkowska and Bruno Le Maire in Weimar. Christian Lindner welcomes Magdalena Rzeczkowska and Bruno Le Maire in Weimar.
They visited the Goethe residence ... They visited the Goethe residence ...
... signed the city of Weimar’s visitors book ... ... signed the city of Weimar’s visitors book ...
... and gathered together for dinner. ... and gathered together for dinner.
Laying wreaths at the Buchenwald memorial. Laying wreaths at the Buchenwald memorial.
Christian Lindner spoke to the press ... Christian Lindner spoke to the press ...
... before the working sessions kicked off at Ettersburg Castle. ... before the working sessions kicked off at Ettersburg Castle.
Their talks focused on current economic challenges. Their talks focused on current economic challenges.
The trio discussed the results of their talks at a joint press conference. The trio discussed the results of their talks at a joint press conference.
“Family photo”: Bruno Le Maire, Magdalena Rzeczkowska and Christian Lindner “Family photo”: Bruno Le Maire, Magdalena Rzeczkowska and Christian Lindner