Advertising Console

    German party clears way for Merkel's 3rd term

    Repost
    PressTV

    by PressTV

    735
    4 views
    When Sigmar Gabriel, chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, took the stage, he was all smiles. 76 percent of his party members voted ‘yes’ on the coalition treaty clearing the way for a grand coalition with the conservatives. Close to half a million SPD-members had been asked to cast their vote, more than three quarters did so and with a clear majority backed the party leadership.