Last week, I found myself in Armenia for a political visit. It is already my third stay in the country. Very productive discussions took place with Vahe Hakobyan, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, and Arman Yeghoyan, Chairman of the Standing Committee on European Integration. I focused in particular on economic cooperation between […]
Today I attended the Baden-Württemberg Municipal Conference in Stuttgart. As the smallest cell of our state, municipalities take on a variety of tasks in society and must not fall victim to financial bottlenecks. Their concerns must also be heard in Brussels. Nevertheless, the financial burdens are constantly increasing.The long arm of the EU Parliament is […]
Together with Marko Milanović Litre, Member of Parliament of the Republic of #Croatia 🇭🇷, on the occasion of the conference “Eurozone: Opportunity Or Risk?” in Zagreb.
Exchange of political thoughts today in Rome, among others with the former Italian Foreign Minister Giuliomaria Terzi di Sant’Agata.
The attempted attack on a synagogue in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, should not come as a surprise. The perpetrator, a sixteen-year-old Syrian refugee, joins a long line of asylum seekers who have come to Germany with the intention of committing acts of violence. He is the youngest in a line that also includes Anis Amri. What […]
I was horrified to read that a donation from Heckler & Koch to “Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.” for the victims of the recent flood disaster has been rejected.The fact that half of the donated money was raised by Heckler & Koch employees makes this both sad and unforgivable.Heckler & Koch is a reputable, major German […]
This is the written question I submitted to the European Commission on the threat posed by the Muslim Brotherhood in Germany and the EU. The Muslim Brotherhood has destabilized many parts of the world and Egypt is still recovering from its activities. The Brotherhood has been branded a terrorist organization and it is interesting that […]
The latest announcement by President Biden, who confirmed the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan by the end of the month, is a serious setback for Afghans who are still trying to escape the Taliban. We should not forget that many of those trying to leave Kabul have provided vital services to NATO forces […]
Dear Vice President Borrell, Following your statement on the situation in Afghanistan and your warning to the Taliban that they would be ostracized if they were to seize power by force, the news of the past few days about the fall of Kabul and the collapse of the government means that your warnings will go […]