Berlin (dpa) – The leadership of the Greens has welcomed the appearance of the Federal Family Minister Anne Spiegel (Greens) before the investigation committee of the Rhineland-Palatinate state parliament due to the flood disaster in the valley of the Ahr.
“Anne Spiegel demonstrated with her statements yesterday that she is committed to the people of this country with a sense of responsibility and empathy and that her first concern was the people and their needs,” Green Party presidents Ricarda Lang and Omid Nouripour said in a joint statement. statement Reaction on Saturday in Berlin.
The day before, the commission of inquiry had tested the behavior of the then state Minister of the Environment. The Greens politician said helping those affected in the Ahr Valley was of the utmost importance to her. 134 people died in the flash flood in July last year. Spiegel had been accused of exchanging text messages with employees because he was solely concerned with his political image.
Lang and Nouripour emphasized that the right lessons must be learned from the Ahr Valley flood disaster to prevent such disasters in the future. This is a common task.