Of course, I am not a machine, I am a human being, Angela Merkel said after being called a “leveling machine” at the last EU conference. The German wave In an exclusive interview with a German newspaper, the outgoing German chancellor spoke about the difficulties of the past 16 years, the coronavirus, climate policy and his future plans.
On the one hand, I’m happy, but a little sadness is definitely part of the equation. After all, I’ve always been happy to do my job, and I’m happy to do it now. Needless to say, you should be vigilant until the last day in the office
Angela Merkel said about her final weeks in office.
Regarding the state of environmental and climate protection, he stressed that Germany is not worse off than other European countries.
With many years of experience in climate change, we have made progress time and time again. However, their reports are becoming more alarming and worrying
German Chancellor said. Regarding the challenges, the politician noted that there are two critical themes, one migration and the other the pandemic.
Perhaps these were the crises in which we clearly saw that they directly affected people, as human souls were on the balance sheet. This was the biggest challenge for me
He said. He added that Europe needed to take a common position as soon as possible to solve the migration crisis.
When asked what he would do if he was no longer a consultant, he replied that he had no concrete plans yet.
I still don’t know what I would do if I left my position. First, I want to relax a bit, then I’ll see what comes to mind
Angela Merkel said she did not want to deal with politics anymore.
The Social Democrats won the elections in Germany Candidate for Chancellor Olaf Schultz led. Coalition talks are due to end at the end of November, and Olaf Schulz, the Social Democrat, will be elected chancellor of the Bundestag in the second week of December.
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