On 27 February 1955, Heinrich von Brentano, President of the Parliamentary Party of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and future German Foreign Minister, recalls the conference held in Paris on Germany and the future Saar Statute.
During talks held on 12 December 1955, Antoine Pinay, French Foreign Minister, hands a note to Heinrich von Brentano, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), in which he sets out the priorities of the French Government regarding the economic issues involved in the resolution of the Saar question.
On 4 June 1956, the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer, and the French Prime Minister, Guy Mollet, meet in Luxembourg with a view to the drafting of the Franco–German Treaty on the Saar, which will be signed in Luxembourg City on 27 October 1956.
On 13 September 1956, in a Saarbrücken radio broadcast, the German State Secretary, Walter Hallstein, gives an upbeat evaluation of negotiations between France and Germany on financial and economic issues relating to the Saar Statute.
On 27 October 1956, in Luxembourg, Christian Pineau, French Foreign Minister, and his German counterpart, Heinrich von Brentano, sign the agreements which definitively resolve the Saar question and define the terms for the return of the Saar to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG).
The Saar issue is definitely resolved on 27 October 1956 in Luxembourg when Christian Pineau, French Foreign Minister, and his German counterpart, Heinrich von Brentano, sign the Treaty laying down the terms for the return of the Saar to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG).