WORLD Germany's CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April or May: party sources

WORLD

Germany's CDU to decide on Merkel successor in April or May: party sources

AFP

18:17, February 24, 2020

Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) will decide on a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel at a congress at the end of April or start of May, party sources told AFP on Monday.

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File photo of Angela Merkel

Merkel's initial heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, resigned as party leader this month over a scandal involving apparent cooperation with the far right, prompting a new leadership race. 

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