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German Chancellor to Give up as Leader of CDU after 18 Years

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not stand again for the chairmanship of her party Christian Democratic Union, said the source.

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel will not stand again as leader of her centre-right CDU, a party source told AFP today, making way after 18 years for a successor following a series of regional vote defeats.

“She will not stand again for the chairmanship of her party,” said the source within the Christian Democratic Union, a day after voters in the Hesse state punished her party in a regional poll.

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