French President Nicolas Sarkozy and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown met in London on 27 and 28 March. Both have in common have been the ministers of economy of two rulers who recently relieved of their duties. Nicolas Sarkozy became president on May 16 French and Gordon Brown took office as British prime minister six weeks later. The two have managed to make their respective parties (the UPM French and British Labour) retain the power which they hold for over a decade. Both forces have occupied different areas within the European Union. During the docenio Jacques Chirac (1995-2007) France clashed with the U.S. (particularly before the war in Iraq) and cultivated the axis with Germany to strengthen the euro and advance closer integration treaties of the EU. While Chirac was president of the European right hostile to Bush, Blair was the ruler izquierdistaa a is closer to the White House throughout the world.
Of the Entente Cordiale a . London and Paris have a long history of approaches and impact. At the time of the French Revolution of 1789a , "1799 Paris was the world center of republicanism, while London was the stronghold of royalist and still owns the main crown of the balloon. In the nineteenth century when France was the scene of revolutions like those of 1848 and 1870 where socialist tendencies surfaced, the UK remained relatively stable through the gradual democratization a of his monarchy. In April 1904 the two powers signed the entente cordiale a which stood with old rivalries and allowed in the twentieth century both would fight together during the two world wars and the Cold War.