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German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz Will Be Nominated By The Social Democrats As A Candidate For Chancellor

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz Will Be Nominated By The Social Democrats As A Candidate For Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will lead the party list of the Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) in the parliamentary elections will take place in the autumn of 2021, according to the announcement on Monday on Twitter by SPD co-chair Saskia Esken.

"Now it is determined: Olaf Scholz is our candidate for Chancellor. We look forward to a Grand and successful election campaign," she wrote.

The Social Democrats became the first German party to decide on a candidate for Chancellor.

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