The willingness to learn new skills is very high.
It is nonsense to say that Germans are unable to change.
Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures.
It will not be possible to solve the current crisis with euro bonds.
Today's Russia is not to be compared with the Soviet Union of back then.
The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fats enough.
I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.
Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority.
As politicians we have to react to the fact that many people do not feel that they can relate to the EU.
It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment.