“If we continue as in the past, we will fail.” The coal’s exit was a “huge effort”, further cited the “Bild”-Zeitung, Merkel. “We have to want it.”
Merkel was received on Monday evening, among others, representatives of the coal Commission and the Minister-presidents of the exit-affected provinces. The coal Commission had agreed, after difficult discussions, a compromise, according to which the power plant capacities as of 2022 will be gradually phased out and by 2038 at the latest leak. The loss of jobs in the coal areas of the Federal government to provide 40 billion euros.
Saxony-Anhalt’s Prime Minister had to leave for dinner in the Chancellery represented
Already to may a law on measures in the affected regions, the aim is, in the example, investment in infrastructure, incentives for companies and the settlement of the Federal authorities. So thousands of Jobs will be replaced in opencast mines and power plants are eliminated.
Saxony-Anhalt’s Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff (CDU) had for dinner in the Chancellery represented – he had to leave on Monday on the vocal cords operate, as a government spokesman announced. To hazel-offs point, Rainer Robra (CDU), head of the state Chancellery therefore took part in the Meeting.
In the FOCUS Online/Wochit Swede criticised politicians for inaction, ak/dpa