Friday, February 17, 2012

German Chancellor Ready to Find New President

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would make a treaty with the German opposition parties to appoint a new head of state.

This statement is linked along with the resignation of Christian Wulff of the presidency. Similarly, as quoted by the Associated Press on Friday (17/02/2012).

Merkel is one of those who support the Wulff became President of Germany in 2010 and, even then Wulff was forced to retreat, and it is a heavy blow for Merkel.

Wulff even expressed regret for his resignation. Merkel seems to be struggling to save his country is virtually plunged into economic crisis.

In his resignation announcement that Wulff said Germany needs a president who not only has the confidence of the majority political circles, but also the confidence of the majority of the German people.

Wulff experienced by the scandal when he has not served as President of Germany. Simultaneously, the German Parliament also urged the lifting of immunity from prosecution in order Wulff can be investigated.

Election of the President of Germany via Election Candidates

German Chancellor Angela Merkel intends to seek a new president of Germany through democratic elections.

"We will hold a dialogue with opposition parties to discuss the situation after the retreat of President Christian Wulff. At present, we may want to choose a presidential candidate in the upcoming general election Germany," Merkel said, as quoted by the Associated Press on Friday (02/17/2012).

Some parties will engage in dialogue with Merkel was the Social Democratic Party and the German Green Party. However, until now the German Government is still not sure the exact agenda. Wulff, resign before his term runs out. As is known, the term of office of a President of the German generally lasts for five years.

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