At the Meeting of the East-the Prime Minister, with Chancellor Merkel, there is much to talk about. From the point of view of the countries leaders, it falls short in many corners - from the pension to the Coal phase-out.
The living conditions in Eastern Germany have to be improved from the point of view of Eastern countries leaders. Even 30 years after reunification, there were large differences, said Prime Minister of Thuringia Bodo Ramelow (Left) in the ARD morning magazine. The Meeting of the East German Prime Minister, with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the task to come, therefore, the disadvantages of the new countries to publicly address.
So the Federal authorities are still too little in the East, and in the case of the pension there is a massive injustice. "In the pension law, we have all the professional groups and all the groups that did not receive 30 years later still repair their problems," said Ramelow. As an example, he referred to wives who had been divorced after the accession of the GDR to the Federal Republic of Germany. Complete pension claims had gone up until today lost.
Bodo Ramelow, Prime Minister of Thuringia, at the Meeting of the East-Prime Minister
tomorrow magazine, 03.04.2019
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