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Not only Merkel banged the reconciliation gesture of the new party feet, but also ex-chairman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. The justifications: narrow-lipped.

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The former Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel does not want to become honorary chairman of the CDU according to the divested CDU party feet Armin Laschet. The basic question is whether that is still in time, Lashet said in the RTL / NTV "early start".

"Angela Merkel has also come to the decision: it does not fit in the time. We have no honorary chairman - this is a tradition of earlier, which does not exist on the federal level now, "said the CDU politician.

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The question of honorary presidency can be found With regard to an old case discussed. "The last honorary chairman was Helmut Kohl, who then resigned from the honorary chairmanship". Old Chancellor Kohl has given his honor presidency in 2000, the reason for this was the donation affair.

as the "Mirror" reports , Merkel and the former CDU Federal Chairman Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer also canceled Friedrich Merz for a dinner. To the food in Berlin, the freshly elected party feet invited to the medium, according to the medium, all living CDU chairmen, as well as members of the old and new Bureau.

It should be a gesture of reconciliation with Merkel, to which he had a difficult ratio since the end of his first policy career. Wolfgang Schäuble and Armin Laschet had promised Merz. Merkel's office, on the other hand, asserted "scheduling reasons" for her absence, Kramp Cartauer private affairs. (with dpa)

from Historical Responsibility: Lace Diplomat Heusgen demands German weapons deliveries to Ukraine .
Germany export because of the Nazi crimes "State-of-the-art submarines to Israel". For the same reason, there must be weapons to the Ukrainian government. © Photo: DPA / Luiz Rampeletto Former Merkel consultant and UN Ambassador: Christoph Heusgen. The Future Head of the Munich Security Conference and Former German UN Ambassador Christoph Heusgen has spoken out for German weapons deliveries to Ukraine .

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