Germany’s centre-left SPD has confirmed Martin Schulz as the party’s new leader and candidate to take on Chancellor Angela Merkel in upcoming elections.
The former president of the European Parliament was unanimously chose by delegates at the party’s congress in Berlin.
Addressing the SPD’s rank and file, Schulz vowed, if elected in September’s election, to be a staunch defender of democratic values.
”We do not need to go to the USA to see the attempt to turn back the clock of freedom . L…
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