Merkel ally Armin Laschet elected new leader of Germany’s CDU party

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Merkel ally Armin Laschet elected new leader of Germany’s CDU party” – below is their description.

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of continuity months before an election in which voters will decide who becomes the new chancellor.

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