Conservative Search Engine

Austrian Chancellor Kurz Labels EU 'Lethargic' and 'Complacent'
See More From:

Mar 15, 2019 2:08 PM 1+ week ago

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has criticised the European Union (EU) over being complacent and lethargic in its attitude to innovation and global competitiveness.

The conservative Austrian leader made his remarks in a guest contribution for the German newspaper Die Welt this week commenting that the political bloc is no longer setting global trends but taking a backseat to others.

"While we in Europe today set global standards in terms of freedom and democracy, today we no longer set the standards for innovation and growth," Kurz said and went on to note the growth of China and its radically different approach to organising society.

"While the world order around us is fundamentally changing and Europe is facing great challenges, we in Europe often have the impression that we are shrugging our shoulders to these changes. We look full, self-satisfied, and lethargic, unfortunately, we often do not have the will to be at the top," he said.

Kurz went on to note ...

Read More

Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
German Chancellor Merkel  Chancellor Sebastian Kurz  European Union  core issues  criticise Macron  world order  organising society  guest contribution  Europe today  Chancellor Kurz  Austrian vice chancellor  Austrian Chancellor  President Trump  Austrian Colonel  Hard Brexit  European Elections  Austrian Government  

**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.