The party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian democratic Union (CDU – ed.) rejected the idea of re-debate with the head of the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD – ed.), Martin Schultz. About this reports Deutsche Welle.

“On this subject says it all. Angela Merkel willingly took part in the debate. This format has shown its value,” – said today the party Secretary-General Peter Tauber.

Schulz demanded that Merkel debate rematch after debate on 3 September, which did not influence significantly on the support of the parties before the elections to the Bundestag. However, even before the Chancellor rejected the idea of holding a repeat of the debate.

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According to various surveys, the SPD will receive in the upcoming elections to the Bundestag from 2% 1 to 24% of the vote. This is approximately 16% less than the Union of the CDU-CSU.

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Merkel’s party opposed the re TV debates 13.09.2017

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