GERMAN GOVERNMENT FIXES 26 SEPT; 2021 FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS
Written by miebaka ikiriko on November 26, 2020
The German Government on Wednesday 25th, November 2020 agreed on September 26th, 2021 for their general election to choose a successor to chancellor Angela Merkel.
Merkel had said she will not stand for a Fifth term and will retire from politics next year after 16years at the helm of Europe’s top economic power and the EU’s Most populous Country.
Report says her departure will mark a new less certain phase in German politics and at the heart of the European Union, whose rotating Presidency Merkel currently holds.
The Government spokeswoman, Martina Fiets said the Government proposes date of Sunday, September 26th, 2021 for the election of the 20th Bundestag Lower, House of Parliament but President Frank-Walter Steinmeire must still give his official approval.
Observers say the race to fill Merkel’s Shoes still look wide open, as her Christian Democratic Union, CDU Party, remains embroiled in an increasingly bitter leadership battle that has been extended by the pandemic.