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Germany gets a new chancellor

A historic day: Angela Merkel’s term of office ends after 16 years. Olaf Scholz’s successor is being elected in the Bundestag, and the new ministers will also be sworn in later. The session in the livestream.


Constanze von Bullion, Sebastian Gierke, Roland Preuss and Kassian Stroh

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Angela Merkel in the farewell interview


“Now begins a new time”

Farewell after 16 years in power: In her last conversation with the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” as Chancellor Angela Merkel talks about her relationship with the CDU, the balance sheet of her climate policy, the mistakes in the fight against corona – and she reveals where her blazers end up .

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