German Centre Right Elects Merkel Critic As Leader

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Germany's centre right opposition Christian Democrats elect Friedrich Merz as their new leader by a huge majority. Merz, the only candidate standing, received the backing of 95 percent of 980 delegates at a virtual party congress. The CDU are licking their wounds after a defeat to Olaf Scholz's Social Democrats in September.
4 months ago·Germany

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German Centre Right Elects Merkel Critic As Leader

Germany's centre right opposition Christian Democrats on Saturday elected Friedrich Merz, a critic of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, as their new leader by a huge majority. Merkel left office in 2021 after 16 years in power and was succeeded by Social Democrat Olaf Scholz at the helm of a three-way coalition with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats.

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German centre right elects Merkel critic as leader

Germany's centre right opposition Christian Democrats on Saturday elected Friedrich Merz, a critic of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, as their new leader by a huge majority.

4 months ago·Germany
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German centre right elects Merkel critic as leader

Germany's centre right opposition Christian Democrats on Saturday elected Friedrich Merz, a critic of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, as their new leader by a huge majority.

4 months ago
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