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Merkel won't seek re-election, will leave party role

Discussion in 'Other Countries' started by MadamSarcastra, Oct 29, 2018.

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  1. MadamSarcastra

    MadamSarcastra 1½ years vegan, 4 years meat-free!

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    Germany's Angela Merkel Says She Won't Seek Re-Election, Will Leave Party Role
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  2. Indian Summer

    Indian Summer Administrator Owner

    I'm thinking Merkel is probably considered too liberal on immigration within her own party, the CDU, i.e. Christian Democrats, which is Germany's conservative party. Under Merkel's leadership, Germany took in more than a million refugees during the so-called refugee crisis. With the ascent of AfD, the "alternative for Germany" party, the German political landscape has been tilted further to the right.

    These are difficult days for Europe and the E.U. ...
     
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