CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday that her party has done too little to address climate protection in recent years.
Dringender Handlungsbedarf beim Thema #Klimaschutz. Die #CDU -Vorsitzende @akk gesteht im ZDF-Morgenmagazin Versäumnisse der #GroKo ein. Seit 2017 hätten viele andere Themen, wie die Regierungsbildung, eine Rolle gespielt. https://t.co/crYi7Ocg3a
— ZDF heute (@ZDFheute) June 17, 2019
She told the public broadcaster ZDF in an interview that it’s her responsibility to move the party forward. Kramp-Karrenbauer also said it’s her plan to work on climate-related issues throughout the summer.
European Union foreign ministers met in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss the alleged attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the European Union has an important role to play.
It’s important to stabilize the situation there, Maas said. which means that everyone must play their part in de-escalation.
He also said, it’s not enough for everyone to say “we don’t want war” and then not really do anything about it. This is the time, the Foreign Minister said, for “diplomacy first.”
Also on the agenda for the meeting – escalated violence in Sudan and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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