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Ms Annalena BAERBOCK (Germany, SOC)

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Deputy
BÜNDNIS 90 / DIE GRÜNEN

Deutscher Bundestag
DE - 11011 - Berlin
Germany

Working language: English

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 01/08/2017 to 21/01/2018
  • Member: Socialist Group from 27/01/2014 to 31/07/2017

In the Assembly

  • from 27/01/2014 to 21/01/2018 Substitute - Germany

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Alternate of Mr Andrej HUNKO (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 27/01/2014 to 21/01/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

24/01/2023 | 13:07:17 Thanks a lot for all your questions. Also for the emotions. Especially when you're directly not only affected, but your whole family, your whole friends are living in Ukraine, and you're facing death every day. I totally understand this. I also understand your question. But my discussion, first of all, peace is not only on tanks, even though this is a crucial question. This is why we are debating it intensively also in my my government. This is why we have delivered tanks: Gepard, Marder... 24/01/2023 | 13:01:52 Well, for the first part, my position has been when I was in opposition and also when I am a foreign minister that, obviously, as a European country, every European country, be it the UK or be it Germany or be it Poland, our action has to be in line with the judgments of the Court of Human Rights and this counts during the Assange case as it counts for every other case. And with regard to weapons delivery, we have outlines in Germany, we have also European regulations on arms delivery. I... 24/01/2023 | 12:54:38 Thank you for this important question. Because words only matter when they come into practice. However, I would say, speaking out about these crimes is also crucial. Because when we remember – with regard to the Balkan war – and we heard from many, those times, that rape actually happens in war. And I still hear that around world. When I was in Ethiopia, "why are you talking about rape?", "rape is just normal in a war". But speaking out back then, the brave women in Bosnia and in many many... 24/01/2023 | 12:51:20 I think my position on this is very clear. You could hear it on television the last two days. But because I'm in the Council of Europe – and this is not to hide away from an answer because you can just read the answer in the news, obviously – Ukraine needs more military support. But not only by one country, like mine, or the US, by all of us. We can fight this war only together. This is about our common European peace order, and this is why we are calling with regard to tanks and other... 24/01/2023 | 12:47:31 Well, on the first part of your question, I tried to outline it in my speech but I will try to do it shorter and sharper now. Well, first of all, I think it is not about a vision because it is about now, it is about these times and the worst that could happen would be to say in 20 years' time, "we should be this and this", because this is a perfect excuse for politicians to not do it today and right now. So for me the Fourth Summit is more about reality than a vision and this is why, even...

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