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German Greens Shouldn’t Exclude CDU Coalition, Tagesspiegel Says

March 29, 2012

Germany’s Green Party shouldn’t exclude the option of forming a coalition with Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats after the 2013 vote, Baden-Wuerttemberg’s Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann said in an interview with Der Tagesspiegel.

While a coalition with the Social Democrats is the preferred option, others shouldn’t be ruled out a priori, Kretschmann, the first Green to lead a German state, told the newspaper.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jana Randow in Frankfurt at jrandow@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Craig Stirling at cstirling1@bloomberg.net


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