Berlin (dpa) – The Social Democrats (SPD) are stepping up the stress to kind a authorities rapidly. Initial exploratory talks with the Greens and the Free Democrats (FDP) could possibly be held this week, in accordance with parliamentary group chief Rolf Mützenich.
Mützenich known as on CDU/CSU candidate for chancellor Armin Laschet to cease in search of the chancellorship. In the Bundestag, the SPD shaped its parliamentary group. The roughly 100 newly elected SPD deputies launched themselves in flip on the assembly of present and new parliamentary get together members. Chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz, additionally newly re-elected to the Bundestag, introduced on Twitter: “Now we can get down to business together.”
Mützenich stated earlier than the caucus: “We have invited the Greens and FDP to hold exploratory talks with us, and even to do so this week if they wish.” He added that the SPD was prepared “to hold not only quick but also reliable talks”.
He stated that it will not but be a query of discussing “red lines” – i.e. non-negotiable points. For the SPD, key issues could be the minimal wage, housing and the necessity for restructuring in view of the local weather disaster. “We will not be conducting coalition negotiations in public, however,” careworn Mützenich.