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Party praises Schulz for refusing government role in coalition deal

Martin Schulz' decision to forgo the post of foreign minister in an attempt to keep party members onside has been praised by SPD parliamentary group leader Andrea Nahles.

Narles described the decision as remarkable and humane, saying it deserved recognition and respect.

"He (Martin Schulz) negotiated very intensely, and on the European section(of the coalition agreement) in particular, which really represents a change of policy for Europe, that's really thanks to him. And that was a great achievement," she said.

Nahles emphasised that it had been a tough personal decision for Schulz, who announced this week he was stepping down as leader of the SPD.

"I can only hope that, with this decision by Martin Schulz,everything now focuses on the content that we negotiated. Because that is what the membership decision should be about," she added.

The former European Parliament president stepped back from taking a government role in the hope it would help shore up support for the SPD's 'grand coalition' with Angela Merkel's conservatives.

With Schulz at the helm, the SPD suffered its worst election defeat since 1949 in September.

But as the country's second biggest party, the centre-left SPD struck a coalition deal with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Wednesday after weeks of talks. The decision will soon be put to a vote for party members.

Nahles, a former labour minister, has been praised in the German for her role in drumming up support among SPD members for the political partnership.



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  • Cunts

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  • Those fucktards want to blame it all on Schulz now. But they want to make people forget that they voted that corrupt fuck themselves with a whopping 100%.
    I kinda hope they accept the coalition, so that the SPD dies for good. Dumbasses.

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  • MAAARTIN! MAAAAARTIN! MAAAAARTIN!
    The Schulz-train has derailed,
    I like the fat jewish cunt Nahles in her communist-red cunt-clothing

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    • @YoureNotADoctor 

      derailed...into the blast furnace

      hehe

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    • @YoureNotADoctor I find it funny, a state secretary ruling over the "dept for employment" but who was NEVER ever actually employed. Studied and then directly into politically supported positions, payed for by others.

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    • @snackbar323 Well that is a very common pattern in the SPD, Hannelore Kraftlos had the same career. A few weeks ago i had a hefty argument via mail with another SPD-retard, another career straight from the "Gewerkschaft/Unions" into a political office for the SPD, never worked as an emplyoee in the economy or as an employer, that's a fucking common patetrn with them.

      I guess that is why they are losing so hard, they have lost any touch with the average usual workers. hell i knew an More..

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  • I feel so relieved....

    ...imagine this jumping jack representing germany.

    hope he dies soon (of course in a political view)

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  • Given their looks, SPD members need not worry about contracting an STD, this is for sure.

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    • @lowedown 

      SPD is a STD.
      Lots of women have married old politicians.

      one of Schröder (former Kanzler) ex-wifes entered the parliament(she is -24yrs old), Münterferings, former chief of SPD, wife is about 35yrs younger and in parliament.

      you see...SPD=STD

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  • Okay, wait. Who the hell is Martin Shulz ? Who is Andrea Nalez ? What the fuck is a SPD ? What country is this ? What fucking coalition ? What change in what policy ? What was so humane ? What the hell is a Christian Democratic Union ? Just what in the hell did they spend weeks talking about ? What the fucking hell is going on here ?!

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  • germany still has not decided on a government, they call it "coalition".

    the people never get a say in all of this and we literally just watch hands bound as none of our "elected" politicians get along.


    wow my vote was really worth so much, NOT


    our politicians are like dumb af pupils failing the easiest test.

    they perform crime right in front of our eyes, while being protected by the laws they made themselves.

    it's a game and demonstration of power, nothing More..

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    • @mKay1610 

      germany elected last autumn.

      Elected fuckfaces are scared of responsiblity.

      They know shit will hit the fan this election period.

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  • Fucking kraut cunts !

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  • she wont let that crook to take over?
    Merkel is powersick autistic psychopath who will kill eUrope...

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  • LOL! W H A T?!?!?! REFUSING?!
    He proposed himself for it, he was even dreaming about vice chancellor spot...

    Anyway, Germany is fucked. Full of shits, no border control, money for everyone that gets there and with a leftist government that wants to build a transfer union in EU (Germany pays for the others).

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