The German EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger has used an appearance in Brussels for a settlement with the Federal government. His "expectations of political responsibility and opportunities to" fulfill the great coalition "of your debate on baukinder money, mothers pension, basic pension, minimum pension, pension with 63 and the other topics (...) in any Form," said the former baden-württemberg Prime Minister on Tuesday evening. The coalition Treaty of CDU, CSU and SPD, carrying the Headline "a New start for Europe" - a new departure for Europe, he can feel in Berlin, "nothing, nothing at all".
You do not need to give the French President, Emmanuel Macron, although in all right, but a response to his ideas, or a German Vision for the EU in 2030 or in 2050, you might hope, actually, said Oettinger. The election program of the CDU and CSU, the Best was that it was "an election programme".
In his speech, let Oettinger, however, their own weaknesses. So he reported to the audience that it will give on Thursday an EU-China summit, although this had already taken place on the day of his speech.
Oettinger (65) from 2005 to 2010 Minister-President of Baden-württemberg and since then, the German EU Commissioner in Brussels, responsible first for energy, and later for Digital, and since 2017 for the planning of the budget of the community.More about
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If the term of office of the current EU ends Commission in November, he wants to once again professionally. As possible fields of activity Oettinger called an independent consultant or work for an international consulting firm. In addition, there were requests from the large middle class in the German South, he said. A decision he wished to meet in June. (dpa)