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Merkel Ally Selected By CDU As Next Party Leader

Added: 07.12.2018 16:58 | 17 views | 0 comments

Source: www.washingtonpost.com
Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) selected Chancellor Angela Merkel's successor on Friday, delivering the outgoing leader another win by selecting her preferred candidate Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, according to The Washington Post. The 56-year-old Kramp-Karrenbauer is a moderate who resembles Merkel's politics and her selection signals the CDU prefers continuing on a similar path. She now becomes the favorite to take over as Germany's next chancellor, though Merkel said she intends to remain in office until 2021, which is possible with her ally as the party leader. Merkel announced in October she would stand down as the CDU party leader after a series of disappointing election...

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