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Bernd Wrede – Germany after Unification

Posted on June 21st

Bernd Wrede – Germany after Unification

Our speaker was Bernd Wrede, a Rotarian from Germany, a Pastor at the German Lutheran Church where he is responsible for the pastoral duties in the congregation, and a visitor at our club for the past several weeks. His subject was “Germany—20 years since unification.”

To start, Bernd described unification as “still a miracle as it occurred without a single shot, and East Germany went out of existence after October 3, 1990.” East Germany is now under the rule of law surrounded only by friends with less than 4% unemployment, a steady infrastructure, and a tribute to unification.

A new Germany speaks of NATO and the European Union, although there are doubts about its capacity and leadership in Europe


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