BERLIN — A trio of men have thrown their hats into the ring in the race to become the next leader of Germany’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and, in all likelihood, the party’s next chancellor candidate.
The CDU has scheduled a special party convention for April 25 for delegates to elect a new leader, after Angela Merkel’s prior pick as successor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, announced she would step down earlier this month.
At a time of great upheaval within both the CDU and German politics, the decision is far from routine. What’s at stake is both the direction of Germany’s largest political party and …read more
Source:: European Voice