Hofreiter campaigned in a half-hour, again and again, applause interrupted the speech for a realignment of the Green and said: “We have to dare us to admit when mistakes were made; that’s why I’m glad we can say Green: Hartz IV was a mistake, and we must overcome Hartz IV.”

The Greens have now made it clear that you have answers to the most urgent social challenges. A further Central task of the party must be to AfD slow. With regard to the demonstrations of the past weeks, he said: “The progressive majority in this country is not ready to let this agitation of the fallen.” The “brown nightmare” in the country and in the Bundestag should be as short as possible.

Hofreiter called for a fair trade with African countries. With a view to the upcoming European election, he said: “I am looking forward to a spirited election campaign for Europe. For us is that at the core of many green concerns.“

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