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The following agreements were made in the field of economic policy at the 21st Franco-German Ministerial Council in Toulouse on 16 October:

Minister Peter Altmaier signed a Franco-German Roadmap for a research and innovation network on artificial intelligence; co-signatories are Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research, and the French counterparts, Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and Research Minister Frédérique Vidal. You can find the Roadmap here (PDF, 385 KB).

Also, he joined with Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Minister Le Maire in agreeing a roadmap on in-depth cooperation on economic and fiscal policy in the new framework of the Aachen Treaty with bilateral cooperation and joint positions at EU level. You can find the Roadmap here (PDF, 495 KB) (in German).

Further to this, along with Minister Vidal he signed a Joint Understanding to strengthen Europe’s role in space flight. The Joint Understanding can be found here (PDF, 1 MB).