And the four parties that have the highest support after the German parliament elections, Sunday, held a series of bilateral talks looking at the shape of the ruling camp in the future.
With whom will the Green Party and the Free Democratic Party form a coalition?
Representatives of the winning SPD met first with the Free Democratic Party and then with the Green Party. These two formations are actually the players in the Alliance puzzle. “The SPD is ready to start three-way coalition negotiations quickly,” said Lars Klingbeil, SPD general secretary after the talks.
Neither the Green Party nor the FDP would be rash decisions. The Greens will meet the CDU/CSU team on Tuesday. The FDP leadership has already done so. The bloc of Armin Laschet and Angela Merkel wants to form the so-called “Jamaican Alliance” consisting of: CDU – black, green and FDP – yellow.
The FDP’s general secretary, Volker Wessing, revealed to the media that there were “few difficulties” between his party and the CDU regarding programming. In turn, after a round of negotiations with the SPD, he admitted that “there are, of course, difficulties”, and on important issues, both parties have different positions. On Monday, Wesing asserted that the LDP would not cross certain “red lines”, that is, it would not agree to higher taxes and further shift to the so-called state debt brake. The politician also emphasized that the FDP wanted to avoid a situation in which it once again found itself outside the government. Nor do they want the country to be ruled again by the grand coalition of the CDU and the SPD.
German Parliament elections Ended on September 26th. The Social Democratic Party won. The Social Democrats received 25.7% of the vote. voices. The former ruling coalition CDU/CSU came in second place, with a slight loss. The Christian Democrats got 24.1 percent. voices. Thus, the Christian Democrat bloc scored the weakest result in history.
They will be the third power in the Bundestag vegetables. 14.8% voted for this party. Germans participate in the elections. The Liberals scored better than in previous elections. 11.5 percent voted for the FDP. voters. In contrast, the AfD lost some support and fell from the third force in German politics to the fifth with 10.3% support. voters.
The extreme leftist Die Linke won 4.9 percent, but won three outright seats and will also be represented in the new Bundestag.
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