the Chairman of the German party Christian democratic Union (CDU) Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer will offer a successor to his post on 24 February, told the magazine Focus.
In the publication quoted Michael Kretschmer, CDU Prime Minister in the Eastern state of Saxony, who reported that crump, Karrenbauer “make us an offer on 24 February”. On the question of whether the proposal, he said, “Yes.”
crump, Karrenbauer, a protege of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said this week that he would not run for the post of Chancellor in the Federal election next year after MPs of the CDU in the Eastern land of Thuringia ignored her instructions not to support the extreme right in the vote for the local Governor.
As previously reported, the office of Angela Merkel stated that the Chancellor did not know about the intention Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer, who in December 2018, the leader of the CDU, under the patronage Merkel, to abandon the mission.
“I’m not going to nominate his candidacy for the position of Chancellor. However, I will remain Chairman of the party as long as no decision on a new candidate. The post of Minister of defense, at the request of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, I will maintain,” — said the head of the CDU and the Minister of defence of Germany Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer.