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US News Germany: The Future Coalition aims for an entry according to Olaf Scholz in early December

19:10  21 october  2021
19:10  21 october  2021 Source:   france24.com

traffic light parties want to complete the exploration on Friday

 traffic light parties want to complete the exploration on Friday 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. © Kay Nietfeld Volker Wissing (L-R), FDP Secretary General, Lars Klingbeil, SPD Secretary-General, and Michael Kellner, Federal Designer of Alliance 90 / The Greens, give a press conference after the exploration calls.

Olaf Scholz, actuel ministre allemand des Finances, membre du Parti social-démocrate (SPD), à son arrivée à une nouvelle réunion de négociations avec des représentants des Verts et des libéraux du FDP, à Berlin, le 21 octobre 2021. © Michael Sogn, AP Olaf Scholz, current German Minister of Finance, member of the Social Democrat Party (SPD), upon arrival to a new Negotiations with representatives of the Greens and Liberals of the FDP, in Berlin, October 21, 2021.

after the announcement of a preliminary agreement on October 15, the Social Democrats, the Greens and the German Liberals, who negotiate The training of the future government, have indicated that they wanted to establish a coalition contract by the end of November, so that Oliaf Scholz can enter into the beginning of December to the Chancery.

The succession of Angela Merkel is precise in Germany: after the announcement of a preliminary agreement last week, the Social Democrats, Ecologists and Liberals Germans who currently negotiate the formation of a coalition indicated, Thursday, October 21, want to arrive by the end of November to an agreement to form the new government, of which Olaf Scholz would become the Chancellor in "the week of December 6".

Economy facilitates by traffic light cancellation at new taxes

 Economy facilitates by traffic light cancellation at new taxes Berlin (Reuters) - The cancellation of tax increases by the traffic light probes encounters easier in the economy. © Reuters Archives: SPD top candidate for the Office of the Federal Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the CO Chairman of the Party, Saskia Esken, in Berlin, Germany, 26 September 2021.

"We are very ambitious and we want to have a contract (coalition) for the end of November which will allow us to elect a Chancellor for the Federal Republic of Germany in the week of December 6 (...)," said At a Volker Wissing press conference, Secretary-General of the Liberal Party FDP.

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programs very different

The three training, very different programs, have been conducting the discussions since early October to try to form a Unpublished coalition, without the Conservatives of Angela Merkel who recorded the worst score of their story during the legislative of 26 September.

Last Friday, they had thrown the basics of their future alliance by presenting a 12-page government agreement summarizing their points of agreement and the reforms they intend to lead within four years.

FDP agrees traffic light coalition talks to

 FDP agrees traffic light coalition talks to You also want it: According to SPD and Greens, the liberals have voted for the inclusion of formal negotiations. The goal: a red-green-yellow coalition in the waistband. © Annegret Hils / Reuters The FDP has enabled the way for coalition negotiations with SPD and Greens . A corresponding decision took the Federal Board and the newly elected parliamentary group unanimously. "We see chances, but we also see challenges," says partyfar Christian Lindner after the end of the consultations.

Among the compromises found: no tax increase, respect for debt limitations, an exit objective of the advanced coal at 2030, the increase in the minimum hourly wage at 12 euros.

Many topics, however, remain to be addressed to define the roadmap of a future government, including how to finance the massive investments claimed by the Greens and the SPD while the Liberals are uncompromising on the respect of budgetary constraints.

ecologists and FDP have also started a pass of arms in the media, each claiming the key ministerial portfolio of finances.

Volker Wissing detailed Friday, with his SPD counterparts, Lars Klingbeil, and "Grünen", Michael Kellner, the calendar of future meetings.

Daily Meetings of the Working Groups

The political experts of the three parties will be divided into 22 working groups to deepen this government program and will meet almost daily to achieve a synthesis by November 10th.

Germany: Olaf Scholz prepares to govern December

 Germany: Olaf Scholz prepares to govern December © AFP The Germany should have a new Chancellor before Christmas: Social Democrats, Ecologists and Liberals unveiled Thursday the ambitious calendar of their negotiations to install OLAF Scholz at the country's orders early December. Despite their differences, the three parties have been conducting discussions at a sustained pace, with the desire to send an image of efficiency and dynamism.

"We will require a lot of working groups, a concentrated job, a lot of commitment and presence, because we are very ambitious," Volker Wissing explained, whose small Liberal Party arrived in fourth position during the legislatives actually acts as " Kings maker ".

The main leaders of the three parties will then take out to finalize the document with the aim of reaching a final agreement at the end of November.

Each party will then have to validate this one, at a special Congress for the FDP and an online vote with members for ecologists.

He will then return to Parliament to formally elect the Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, current Minister of Finance, to succeed Angela Merkel to Chancellery.

This date of the beginning of December to form the first post-Merkel government is ambitious, have recognized the three parties that had so far promised to train the next executive of here Christmas.

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