Germany set for new government that will end Merkel’s reign

Arab News | Nov 24, 2021 at 2:27 PM
  • The three parties negotiating to form Germany’s next government will finalize and present their coalition agreement Wednesday.
  • The center-left Social Democrats have been negotiating with the environmentalist Green party and the pro-business Free Democrats since narrowly winning a national election on Sept. 26.
  • If party members sign off on it, the three-way alliance — which has never yet been tried in a national government — will replace the current “grand coalition” of the country’s traditional big parties.