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Social Democrat Olaf Scholz will become chancellor Wednesday, making return the center left to power and finally closing the 16 years of the Merkel era.

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Two and a half months after the elections in Germany, the Social Democrat Olaf Scholz will become chancellor Wednesday, making return the center left to power and finally closing the 16 years of age Merkel . The 736 members of the Bundestag from the September 26 vote must elect it with secret ballot from 9 hours (08:00 GMT).

His election as the ninth Chancellor of Germany after the war no doubt: his Social Democratic Party (SPD), won the legislative elections, has a comfortable majority (206 seats), with its two new coalition partners, the Greens (118 seats) and the liberal FDP (92). He needs 369 votes to be elected. The result of this vote, due in the morning, then mark the withdrawal of Angela Merkel after four mandates, close to nine days, have not allowed him to beat the longevity record held by Helmut Kohl (1982 -1998).

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mess The ruling, which received tributes galore recent weeks, finally left the chancellery after a handover ceremony with Olaf Scholz, his political opponent but also of alliances requires, his finance minister and vice-chancellor in the last 4 years. Angela Merkel, at the height of its popularity there recently, puts an end to 31 years of political career, including 16 to lead Europe's largest economy.

Feminist convinced, Olaf Scholz will take after him the reins of a government composed for the first time as many men as women. Three of them will be at the head of key ministries: Foreign Affairs for the environmentalist Annalena Baerbock, Defense and the Interior for both Social Democrats Christine Lambrecht and Nancy Faeser. Unpublished, the government will also in its political composition. It will bring into effect for the first time since 1950 three parties: the SPD, the Greens and the Free Democratic Party (FDP).

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 Olaf Scholz is not even chancellor, but the SPD is already planning for 2025. All just on a former Scholz opponent comes a key role to. © Photo: Kay Nietfeld / DPA were long opponents, in the future, Kevin should organize the re-election campaign of Olaf Scholz. The Future Secretary-General Kevin Kühnert is to start at the request of the SPD top with the preparation of the re-election campaign from Olaf Scholz.


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Despite electoral programs sometimes at odds, these three teams have managed quickly to agree on a program that pride to climate protection, fiscal discipline and Europe. Christian Lindner, the leader of the Liberals and paragon of fiscal austerity, should also lead the powerful finance ministry. Health crisis

Barely settled into their new role, the ministers will face a health crisis of unprecedented magnitude since the appearance of Covid-19. The outbreak has already pushed Berlin to turn drastically screws unvaccinated, banned from restaurants, cultural venues and even in some areas such as Berlin, shops. The strategy of the new executive now based on a mandatory vaccination required by Olaf Scholz and which could be adopted in February or March so that hospitals are turned, especially in Saxony and Bavaria where the pandemic is wreaking havoc.

Life after the Chancery: The Dilemma of Angela Merkel

 Life after the Chancery: The Dilemma of Angela Merkel © Christoph Soeder / Picture-Alliance / DPA / AP Images Madam Chancellor - Its title remains unchanged - has always kept secret his privacy. One last meeting of its firm, an ultimate session at the Bundestag, and Angela Merkel will leave power , Wednesday, December 8, after 5860 days spent exercising it.

The former mayor of Hamburg has also decided to entrust the health portfolio Karl Lauterbach, a doctor by training and champion of restrictive measures. The new hitch however is likely to face the anger in the former East Germany, a region where the far right has its strongholds and where part of the population feeds on complotistes theories rejecting vaccination. Clashes take place regularly at rallies of opponents of restrictive measures. The new government is also highly anticipated in international geopolitical full tub with Russia and China. Olaf Scholz did not comment on the announcement by the US of a "diplomatic boycott" of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing as the new Head of diplomacy did not rule to follow suit Washington . Annalena Baerbock also promised to adopt a firmer tone than the previous government with regard to Moscow when the Russian ground troops and major military resources to the borders of Ukraine, raising fears of an assault. As per tradition, Olaf Scholz reserve his first visit to the French president Emmanuel Macron should receive Friday. The new Head of diplomacy, expected on Thursday in Paris, will participate for its Liverpool this weekend at a meeting of foreign ministers of the G7.

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