German Chancellor, Angela Merkel to Run For 4th Term
Norbert Roettgen of the Christian Democratic Union has told CNN that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will run for a fourth term in elections next year. Roettgen who is a senior member of the party said, "She will run for Chancellor.''
"She is absolutely determined, willing, and ready to contribute to strengthen the international liberal order. But we can't see the Chancellor or Germany as last man standing."
Christian Democratic Union spokesman Jochen Blind said Merkel "will announce her decision in due time."