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SPD and FDP came together
SPD and FDP have come together on Sunday in Berlin for a first exploration talk after the general election together to explore opportunities for joint government participation. Participation in the SPD, among other things, Chancellor's candidate Olaf Scholz and the party lit with the chairman Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans were involved. For the FDP negotiated, among other party Christian Lindner and Secretary-General Volker Wissing.
Berlin. In the talks to the formation of a possible new federal government, according to the words of FDP Secretary-General Volker Wissing the "hour of truth" is imminent. SPD, GREEN and FDP want a basis for a decision on possible coalition negotiations by the end of the week.
SPD, Greens and FDP now wanted to create a "decision-making basis" for Friday, with which they could recommend their respective committees to recording formal coalition negotiations, Wissing said on Tuesday in Berlin. It is now about clarifying the big questions that represented hurdles. Previously, representatives of the three parties had met for several hours for the third time. "We talked in a good sound," Wissing said.
Lauterbach at "Maischberger": "In Germany, Covid is played down in children"
The SPD Health Expert Karl Laudutbach has criticized the current discussion about the mask obligation in schools. In the ARD broadcast "Maischberger. The week, "Lauterbach said on Wednesday evening:" It's problematic to do in children as they do not get that. In Germany, Covid is played down in children, they did not deserve. " © WDR / Oliver Ziebe SPD Health Expert Karl Lauderbach in the ARD broadcast" Maischberger. the week".
SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said all relevant topics were now discussed. "We made our way together. That succeeded. "But there is still a lot of route to cope and one or the other hurdle. On Wednesday and Thursday, the general secretaries of the parties and their employees should talk to each other. During this time, SPD Chancellor's candidate and finance minister Olaf Scholz in Washington. He faith, "that can be something good," said Klingbeil.
Green federal managing director Michael Kellner spoke of very intensive talks. "We did not read each other's party programs." Rather, it was about solving the country's problems. The amount of similarities has become greater, the amount of differences smaller.
Storm Aurore: more than 250,000 private fireplaces of electricity and very disturbed transport .
© Estelle Ruiz A Batz-sur-Mer, in Loire-Atlantique, during the passage of the storm aurora on Wednesday night. aurore strong storm. Since Wednesday evening, powerful gusts of winds and rain showers are recorded in the west and northern France. A minitornade was even registered in Plozévet, in Finistère. More than 250,000 households were deprived of electricity this Thursday morning, according to a temporary record of Enedis.