In the coming autumn, to be elected in Saxony, Thuringia and Brandenburg, new country day. Is now connected to Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder of the claim of the Green party chief Katrin Göring-Eckardt for more support for the East: The CSU politician also proposes that Federal authorities in the Eastern German länder.

“not 20 kilometres away from Berlin, but especially in structurally weak areas”, said the designated CSU-chief of the German radio in an Interview this coming Sunday will be sent. If there is a consensus in Berlin that could help a lot, as Söder.

Söder wants to on 19. January at a special party Congress as the successor of the CSU Chairman Horst Seehofer. A few days ago already, the Federal Executive of the Greens had proposed in his retreat in the Brandenburg, Frankfurt (Oder), authorities and research institutions, primarily in the coal regions of Eastern Germany.

Göring-Eckardt pleaded, moreover, for East Germans in East German administrations in the case of equivalent qualifications, preferred. She recalled a Bundestag resolution from the year 1992, according to Federal authorities and research institutions preferably should arise in the East. Since then, the Federal government have settled, however, 20 facilities in the West and only five in the East.


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