Germany’s Scholz calls on party to back ruling coalition | Dec 11, 2021 at 10:43 AM
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Saturday called on members of his Social Democratic party (SPD) to back the country’s new ruling coalition.
  • Scholz took over after 16 years of conservative rule under Merkel, launching his three-way coalition that has pledged to boost green investment and strengthen European integration.
  • The convention also named new party leaders, Saskia Esken and Lars Klingbeil.