Agreement on German coalition

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The German parties CDU, CSU and SPD have, according to the German weekly Der Spiegel on Wednesday their coalitiegesprekken closed. There is an agreement on a governing coalition, among others, Der Spiegel and Handelsblatt.

The German news agency DPA is more cautious and speaks about a breakthrough in the distribution of the future ministries between the parties. According to the agency, follows a final agreement.

According to Der Spiegel, the social democrats, the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Work on the bag.

Initially, the parties had the purpose to last Sunday to conclude the negotiations. Monday and Tuesday were still reservedagen, but it still took until Wednesday before the parties have their agreement reached, according to the German weekly Der Spiegel.

The 463.723 members of the SPD will have their say on the coalition may do in a referendum. The result is the first weekend of march is expected. Only then can the government be formed.

Germany tries since the elections of september a new government to form.

The German chancellor Angela Merkel had a Wednesday scheduled meeting with the Italian prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni is still several hours delayed, by the coalitiegesprekken between the parties.

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