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“Alliance for our democracy”: Federal President Steinmeier will meet with representatives of enterprise associations, the German Federation of Trade Unions, firms and works councils on January 29, 2024.
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The stories about AfD plans for “remigration” have alarmed export firms and unions in Baden-Württemberg. Now they need to current a press release with Federal President Steinmeier on Monday.

Dhe stories about AfD plans for “remigration”, rising anti-democratic tendencies and rising right-wing extremism have deeply alarmed export-oriented firms in Baden-Württemberg. A 3rd of staff within the automotive business have a migrant background, and the export quota is 50 p.c or increased.

At a gathering in Bellevue Palace on the finish of January, representatives of enterprise associations and unions spoke about an “alliance for democracy”, and the DGB and BDA adopted a joint declaration towards right-wing extremism.

Höhn: Red line has been crossed

Südwestmetall didn’t need to restrict itself to statements made by particular person firms, however thought of it essential to place itself extra clearly along with the unions earlier than the European elections and in view of the tense geopolitical scenario. They didn't need to depart the promotion of democracy to the demonstrators and invited the Federal President to Stuttgart. Together with Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the declaration “For democracy and against extremism” is to be adopted this Monday.