Merkel decides to run again for Chancellor

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 - 05:30

The current German Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to seek a fourth term in the country's national election in 2017, despite her low rating and protests of citizens. Norbert Röttgen, a politician of the Christian Democratic Union reported this information.

Moreover, the candidacy of Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was approved, one of the most influential and popular politicians in the country.

However, there are other serious candidates for the post of Chancellor, For instance, the candidate of the party "Alternative for Germany" has a great chance, because the party’s ratings are enhanced more and more. The official candidate it is not yet named, but there is reason to assume that they could be Anastasia Koren, the leader of the Baden-Württemberg branch of the federal party.