Merkel congratulates Scholz on the Social Democrats’ “election success”

Chancellor Angela Merkel has the “number two” of the government and SPD candidate in the elections on Sunday, Olaf Scholz, on his “election success” congratulates President on the latest vote.

The Chancellor congratulated Scholz on Monday, announced Merkel’s office this Tuesday, although her official spokesman Steffen Seibert limited himself to saying at a press conference that the two heads of state are in regular contact.

Merkel congratulates Scholz on the Social Democrats’ “election success”
Merkel congratulates Scholz on the Social Democrats’ “election success”

Seibert, who did not comment on the elections, has stated that everything will be carried out according to democratic practice. “The Chancellor, the ministers and the ministers do their job until a new federal government takes over,” for which there is no date.

Merkel could hand over the baton to a political rival, as the SPD outnumbered the conservative bloc around the CDU. The CDU chancellor candidate Armin Laschet does not give up for the time being, even to get a majority.

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