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US News Germany: The Conservatives present their program for the next elections

19:20  21 june  2021
19:20  21 june  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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La chancelière allemande Angela Merkel, le chef de l'Union chrétienne-démocrate (CDU) Armin Laschet et le chef de l'Union chrétienne-sociale (CSU) Markus Soeder au congrès de l'Union chrétienne-démocrate (CDU) à Berlin, en Allemagne, le 21 juin 2021. © Reuters - Michele Tangusi The German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the head of the Christian Democrat (CDU) Armin Laschet and the head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Markus Soueder at the Congress of the Christian Democrat Union (CDU) in Berlin, Germany, 21 June 2021.

Germany will vote in less than one hundred days, on September 26th. These elections will mark the end of the Merkel era after sixteen years in power. His party, the CDU, was the last one that had not presented his program yet. It's now done since Monday, June 21. The candidate for Chancellery Armin Laschet presented him at midday alongside Markus Söder, the brother party president the Bavarian CSU.

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with our correspondent in Berlin, Pascal Thibault

"Environment, Competitiveness and Social Security": This triptych summarizes the 139 pages program of CUD and CSU Christian-Democratic parties. Objective: To prove that the Conservatives are the only ones to meet the climatic challenges without hurting the German model. The ecologists, who were at the elbow-to-elbow there is little with the right, are clearly targeted, even if they have declined since. "Yes, we want to do more for the environment," says the President of the Bavarian CSU Markus Söder. But we can make a green policy without the greens. We do not need them. We can do it ourselves. »


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Modernize the country

CDU and CSU want to remove a wealthy striking tax and reduce business charges. They reject any increase in taxes despite the current deficit in the budget to finance the consequences of the pandemic. The return to the budget balance seems complicated to achieve. The candidate for the Chancery, the President of the CUD Armin Laschet, insists on the necessary modernization of his country: "Germany can do better to meet the challenges of the future. We need a modernization of our country for the current decade. We want to shape a modern Germany.

The Christians-Democrats, now credited by 30% of the votes, today make the race in mind and are the favorites of the next elections.

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