“We forgot that Germany has interests of its own” – author

It is not the people of Germany but rather the political class, that wants to support the euro, said business consultant and author, Professor Max Otte.

“The political class almost unanimously wants it supported. There are some dissidents, but it is part of the German reason of state that we are good Europeans, we are good citizens of the world,” he said.

“We forgot that Germany also has national interests of its own. Of course, we should cooperate. Of course, we should be good partners, but we do not have to do everything. The political class is firmly behind the euro, so in this case it does not matter what the population is thinking.”