German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the failure of negotiations on the coalition said they were against formation of a minority government and believes new parliamentary elections more acceptable option. She said this in the broadcast of the German public legal TV channel ARD, reports DW.
Merkel said that it did not intend to abandon the willingness to assume the responsibilities of the Chancellor only because of the decision of the Free democratic party to emerge from the consultations about the formation of a coalition government.
She also stated that ready to negotiate with the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) about forming a new “Grand coalition”, but only after the results of the meetings of the President of Germany with the chairmen of the political parties.
As previously reported, gone in opposition to Merkel and her CDU/CSU German social Democrats are not ready for entry into the German government, despite the failure of negotiations on creation of coalition with the participation of her party, liberals and “green”. According to the Deputy Chairman of the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) Ralph Stegner, he “could not imagine” a situation in which the party will change its decision
After the failure of consultations on forming Germany’s new government coalition, the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on the political parties to continue negotiations on creation of the government.