Germany coalition deal: Merkel promises action on jobs and EU

Germany coalition deal: Merkel promises action on jobs and EU
 

Angela Merkel has said it is important that a new government gets to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building in post-war Germany.
She said she would work to secure jobs and prosperity, and promised to provide a strong voice for Germany in the EU.
The chancellor is set to form her fourth government after the opposition Social Democrats (SPD) voted in favour of another grand coalition on Sunday.
Two thirds of SPD members backed the deal, despite the threat of veto.
The SPD had been split between the party's leadership, which backed joining the coalition, and its radical... read more

 
5 March 2018 in World News, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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