Lashet spoke on the occasion COVID-19 outbreak in North Rhine-Westphalia, where 400 infected workers were identified:
“Everywhere in the world, in Europe and in Bulgaria inclusive, they were noticed forms of racism, but it is not acceptable for these signals to come from politicians, “Zaharieva said.
The statement about the Bulgarian-Romanians in North Rhine-Westphalia has entered at the center of political intrigue in Germanyas the provincial prime minister is linked to one of Chancellor Merkel’s successors.
Zaharieva stated this today to meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with his German counterpart Heiko Maas.
Asked whether Laschet should resign, the German diplomat №1 said the prime minister had apologized.
Yesterday and Bucharest reacted angrily in the words of Armin Lashet, that “Romanians and Bulgarians entered the country and the virus came from there. This has nothing to do with easing the restrictions, but with the living and working conditions of the people.”
Maas in front of Zaharieva: It is difficult to open closed borders
Measures for the coronavirus crisis must continue
Zaharieva and Maas are discussed the priorities of the German Presidency, which begins on July 1, and the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Tomorrow the European leaders will discuss the EC’s proposal to establish a recovery fund or the updated version of the Multiannual Financial Framework.