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Economic Policy: Criticism of Berlin, Praise for Vienna

Published: March 4, 2011; 01:30 · (Vindobona)

The leader of the German Left Party, Gregor Gysi, says that Vienna has lead a better economic policy after the fall of the Soviet bloc than Berlin.

Economic Policy: Criticism of Berlin, Praise for Vienna / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Fabian Lackner [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

Vienna is a better business location compared to Berlin, admitted the Berlin politician Gregor Gysi. The reason lies in the fact that Vienna has maintained its “old contacts” even before the fall of the Soviet bloc, and was able to build upon them after 1989.

"It annoys me to this day that Vienna has profited from this", says Gysi. "It disturbed me, and it still does an…

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