With four months to go until the european parliament Elections have the Alternative for Germany (AFD) smygstartat election campaign with a promise that is causing concern in Europe's heavyweights. According to the right-wing party, the union must change radically over the next five years, otherwise the party will launch a campaign for a so-called Dexit, a German exit from the EU.
the common climate goals are to be abolished, as well as agricultural support and guidelines stating that gender equality shall prevail between women and men. The party also want to see Germany leave the single currency the euro and to the EU-court's power is limited.
a Further requirement is that the elections to the EUROPEAN parliament should be abolished and that the members of the place should reflect the distribution of seats in the national parliaments. In addition, the number of seats will shrink from the current 751 meps to a mere 100.
May not the AFD that they want is a ”German EU-exit, or an orderly resolution of the EU” the necessary, write the party of a letter, which the newspaper Die Welt, has taken part of and that is to hammer the next weekend. That such profound changes can be implemented during the next five years is unlikely.
the party in protest against the rescue packages for the crisis-ridden Greece, but has in recent years changed the profilfråga criticism of immigration and islam. The party became the third largest in elections to the bundestag in 2017 and now leads the opposition.