"Nowadays, the majority of Germans believe that Germany is unsinkable," he said. "One hundred years ago, the Titanic's passengers felt the same. ... They were wrong, too."
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"For the next few decades, rich European countries like Germany and France will have to spend trillions of euros to help put the poor countries back on track," he said. "There will be no resources left for defense, security and stability"