It is true that the Federal government is looking at now, shortly before the beginning of the German presidency of the EU, the contact with the Italian leadership. Anyway, it makes sense to invest in the German-Italian relationship more time and serious attention. Because then if something like in the first Phase of the Corona-pandemic runs unevenly, the surprise here is not so great, might not started also turbines in Italy, all of the Resentment. Lack of sensitivity to the concerns and interests of the Partners can be found on both sides, and should be overcome, now that the European Union vigorously on a modernisation course wants to go (and Italy, in the words of the Prime Minister Conte, the new determination has been made).
That in Europe there are dividing lines, is not to be denied. Whether the brunt of the pandemic, and the economic slump could you wipe, as foreign Minister Maas hopes, will see. But the reboot will now call everywhere that will require a large effort. Yes, money will flow, a lot of money, especially to Italy. On the distribution, volume, and award form is still a fight; this is normal and can not be otherwise.
it Remains to hope that at the end of grants and loans be used and the beneficiary countries strengthen really. Then you is likely to yield a political return.Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 19:19