The European Union countries have come to an agreement with the EU regarding the German-Russian gas pipeline ''Nord Stream 2'' project.
European Union member states have adopted a Franco-German compromise allowing Berlin to remain the lead negotiator with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe.
The EU member states have reached an agreement on Nord Stream 2 pipeline, that allows Russia to supply Europe with natural gas across the Baltic Sea.
The EU did not approve of the proposed merger between the German company Siemens and the French Alstom in order to maintain the competition in the European market.
The Treaty commits the two neighbours to increased cooperation on foreign and defence policy, crime and terrorism, international development and research and economic integration.
Merkel's two-day visit came four months after Greece emerged from its third and final bailout package.