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Germany: Die Linke's Gysi calls for mediation between Russia and the US at economy summit02:15

Germany: Die Linke's Gysi calls for mediation between Russia and the US at economy summit

Germany, Seeheim-Jugenheim
July 1, 2017 at 18:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

Politicians discussed the future of the European Union during the German economic summit (Wirtschaftsgipfel Deutschland 2017) in Seeheim-Jugenheim, Saturday.

Gregor Gysi, from the Die Linke party said that politics needs to be changed in to avoid a 'catastrophe,' stating that "we need to conduct another politics in the European Union, which is at risk." He added that "we should mediate between Russia and the USA so they finally reach an understanding and end the war in Syria and the war in Ukraine."

State Minister of Economy, Science and the Digital Society in the government of Thuringia, Wolfgang Tiefensee, also called for change, saying "there should succeed a movement in the world that engages from our experience and with partnerships that change Europe and beyond Europe, the globe," while Green politician Anton Hofreiter said that the EU had worked best when strong countries from the community, such as Germany, "had understood that they have to deal reasonably with their partners."

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Politicians discussed the future of the European Union during the German economic summit (Wirtschaftsgipfel Deutschland 2017) in Seeheim-Jugenheim, Saturday.

Gregor Gysi, from the Die Linke party said that politics needs to be changed in to avoid a 'catastrophe,' stating that "we need to conduct another politics in the European Union, which is at risk." He added that "we should mediate between Russia and the USA so they finally reach an understanding and end the war in Syria and the war in Ukraine."

State Minister of Economy, Science and the Digital Society in the government of Thuringia, Wolfgang Tiefensee, also called for change, saying "there should succeed a movement in the world that engages from our experience and with partnerships that change Europe and beyond Europe, the globe," while Green politician Anton Hofreiter said that the EU had worked best when strong countries from the community, such as Germany, "had understood that they have to deal reasonably with their partners."

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