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‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

Germany is grappling with a ticking demographic time bomb. The Local spoke with FDP politician Christian Dürr who says immigration is the key to the country’s future.

As a society, we are living longer – and that’s a good thing.

But there is a lot of debate over how to stop Germany’s welfare system buckling under the pressure of an ageing population.

The Local spoke with Christian Dürr, deputy chairman of the pro-business Free Democrats’ (FDP) parliamentary group, who recently wrote a guest commentary for German daily Die Welt on the country’s need for more newcomers.

Immigration is essential to Germany‘s future. We are the second-oldest country in the world, and soon will experience a huge retirement wave.

 

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