Germany has learned lessons from the Russian aggression against Ukraine both for its own protection and that of its allies, said Federal Chancellor Scholz at the Berlin Security Conference. This event is the first major security policy conference in Germany since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Following his talks with representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and the World Bank, Federal Chancellor Scholz said: "The only way we can meet the great challenges of today is by working together." The major international economic and financial organisations, he continued, were "crucially important" for achieving this.
Because the number of job vacancies is at an all-time high, Germany is in urgent need of skilled workers. To attract more people from non-EU countries to work in Germany, the Federal Cabinet has adopted a set of cornerstone policies relating to the immigration of skilled workers from these countries.
“This Federal Government doesn’t just talk, it takes action” – through reforms, relief measures, its energy and security policy. Federal Chancellor Scholz used his budget speech as an opportunity to take stock of government policy in recent months. He said that Germany had the crisis under control.
We are witnessing what is happening on the streets, in the lecture halls and in the courtrooms of Iran. We are appalled by the images from cities like Tehran, Sanandaj, Isfahan and Shiraz. We are witnessing Iranians fighting for freedom and justice. We are witnessing a government, a member of the United Nations, shooting at its own citizens. This is completely unacceptable. Look closely and act. In the new episode of "Kanzler kompakt", Federal Chancellor Scholz explains how.