The CDU Chairman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has accused the German environmental aid (DUH) for a “crusade” against the diesel technology. “We have debates, which are no longer to comprehend,” said Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday, the TV station n-tv and cited the example of the fine dust through new year’s Eve fireworks. “Therefore, we need to set ourselves apart politically.”

The CDU had decided at their national party Convention in Hamburg that the charitable status of the German environment to be tested. The party will also seek to ensure that the Association receives no funds from the Federal budget.

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The DUH is currently taking action in a number of cities for clean air and obtained before the court a driving ban after the other. She has criticized the actions of the CDU as a political campaign.

Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday, the DUH “of all the decades of good work, valuable discussions”. However, in their lawsuits on driving bans is to ask, “if that is really the target is the leader,” said the CDU party leader. The car industry in Germany was “one of the core components of our industrial strength, and hundreds of thousands of jobs depend”. This will get you in the discussion.