HAMBURG – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is chosen to be the new party leader of the German christian democratic party CDU. She follows Angela Merkel on those eighteen years, the sceptre has swayed over the party.
Kramp-Karrenbauer (56) defeated in the second round of the election of Friedrich Merz. In the first round fell Jens Spahn as a candidate and got no one an absolute majority.
The new party leader was, until Friday, secretary-general of the party. Prior to this she was premier of the Saarland. As party leader she creates large opportunity in the future chancellor to be.
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