“Germany is one of the countries most affected by the crisis.

But in general, the situation is better than expected in the autumn, ”he said in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper.

According to Gentiloni, the peak of inflation in Germany has passed.

Earlier, German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach did not rule out that some hospitals could close in the country due to rising inflation and the energy crisis.

In addition, German Economy Minister, Vice Chancellor Robert Habek said that difficulties in the energy sector in Germany risk developing into a social crisis.

German sociologist Ulrich Schneider, in an interview with Focus magazine, said that there is a threat that, with the current vector of behavior, Germany will turn into a "state of beggars."