Conservative Candidate For German Chancellor To Be Chosen Before Next Week - CSU's Soeder

Conservative Candidate for German Chancellor to Be Chosen Before Next Week - CSU's Soeder

German conservative alliance of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) will pick a candidate for the German chancellor by the end of the week, Bavarian Minister-President and CSU leader Markus Soeder said on Tuesday

BERLIN (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 13th April, 2021) German conservative alliance of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) will pick a candidate for the German chancellor by the end of the week, Bavarian Minister-President and CSU leader Markus Soeder said on Tuesday.

"It was important for us to hear the parliamentarians in such a volume. ... Many representatives of the party basis spoke, it was, in general, a good discussion. We need to formulate a decision now, we agreed to adopt it this week," Soeder told journalists following a meeting of the CDU/CSU faction of the German Bundestag.

Soeder added that he and his rival, CDU leader Armin Laschet, believe that "in the end we will come to a very good solution."