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Germany's CDU chief: There are 'crusades' against diesel

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(Reuters) - The of Germany's governing conservatives, Kramp-Karrenbauer increasingly has the impression that there was a "crusade" going on against diesel by environmental lobby groups, she told broadcaster n-tv on Monday.

Referring to the environmental organisation DUH, which has brought cases against many German cities to impose driving bans for diesel fuelled vehicles, she said: "DUH is doing good work, but there is more and more the impression that crusades are being led against diesel."

Kramp-Karrenbauer, who has won the leadership of the from in December, said that in the current political debate, the aspect that Germany's for thousands of jobs sometimes missed out.

(Reporting by editing by Riham Alkousaa)

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 14:45 IST
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