BERLIN: Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande will meet On Eve Of Bratislava Summit


BERLIN: The pioneers of France and Germany will meet on Thursday to organize their positions on the eve of a key EU summit to outline the coalition's post-Brexit future. 

Friday's summit in the Slovakian capital Bratislava will unite the pioneers of all EU countries with the exception of Britain taking after its stun choice vote in June to leave to European Union. 

A representative for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that her pre-summit meeting with French President Francois Hollande in Paris would take into consideration the "harmonization" of the two key EU players' positions going into the discussions. 

The French administration said the pair would meet at 1030 GMT, trailed by a working lunch. 

The Bratislava summit is expected as a reboot for the battling EU, with an attention on security and guard to give another feeling of reason after the Brexit vote uncovered profound fears over globalization, psychological warfare and relocation. 

France and Germany are required to push an arrangement to upgrade guard participation over the coalition, while missing the mark concerning the "EU armed force" that some eastern states have called for.