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Germany's Armin Laschet is ready to be China's puppet
In late September, Germans will elect a new parliament and government. © Provided by Washington Examiner Polls show a tight race between Annalena Baerbock's center-left Green Party and Chancellor Merkel's center-right CDU-CSU alliance. After nearly 16 years in power, Merkel is retiring and making way for Armin Laschet. Unfortunately, Laschet is likely to be even worse for U.S. interests than Merkel has been. The German center-Right, unfortunately, is sliding toward an unabashed appeasement policy toward China. This policy significantly undermines U.S.
the Chancellor's Counters Annalena Baerbock (Greens) and Armin Laschet (CDU) Rate the agreement between Germany and the US government for gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 different: Baerbock criticized the agreement On Thursday, Laschet welcomed them. "This joint statement is not a solution - especially not for the security of Ukraine," said Baerbock of the "Frankfurter General Zeitung". We said the "world": "The agreement corresponds to my attitude."
Baerbock said the operation of the pipeline was by no means secured after the understanding between Berlin and Washington. Washington has lifted the sanctions against the companies involved in the pipeline, but emphasize that the pipeline is not fully approved in terms of EU requirements for unbundling and accessing third parties.
Baerbock gets little support at K question: Union in the "Sundaystrend" now ten percentage points in front of the Green
the green losing an INSA survey continues to go to ground and are just just before the SPD. The Union is still expanding its comfortable advantage. © Photo: Imago Currently unequal competition. Armin Laschet is clearly located with the Union before Annalena Baerbocks Greens. The Union has a significant lead of ten percentage points in the meantime, according to a survey in the election of the election of the election.
"I still think this pipeline for false, for climate-political reasons, but above all geostrategic," said the Greens politician. It is directed against the security of Ukraine and goals to a division of the European Union. The Eastern Europeans are "roughly acidic" to the Federal Government, "that it holds unilaterally at this pipeline," said Chancellor candidate "The security of Ukraine does not care." Meanwhile,
Union Chancellor's Candidate, Meanwhile, justified in the "world", why he agreed between Germany and the USA goodsheet: "She cemented three crucial points. Firstly: Nord Stream 2 is an economic project of several European companies to support our energy supply. Second, sanctions against Russia, when the pipeline is politically abused. Third, Germany is responsible for Ukraine. "
The US had repeatedly criticized Nord Stream 2 and tries to stop the project with sanction threats. The Ukraine and numerous Eastern European EU countries also reject the pipeline vehement. The pipeline is to carry Russian natural gas through the Baltic Sea to Germany.
In order to take into account the foreign policy concerns, the agreement announced on Wednesday sees between Germany and the USA to extend parallel to Nord Stream 2 the Gastransite by Ukraine by up to ten years. Also, Russia is threatened with sanctions, the country should try to use energy as a weapon.
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The case intervenes at a time when Armin Leschet, already unlike in Germany, is under the fire of critics after being filmed hilarious during A tribute to the victims of the devastating floods of mid-July © Action Press / Shutterstock / SIPA The new head of the CDU, Armin Leschet.