Bundestag to Vote on New German Chancellor on 8 December
14:43 GMT 02.12.2021 (Updated: 14:44 GMT 02.12.2021)
© AP Photo / Michael SohnIn this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 photo a cameraman films a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany.
© AP Photo / Michael Sohn
BERLIN (Sputnik) - The German Bundestag is expected to elect the new chancellor of Germany in a vote on 8 December, the parliament said.
The German legislature sent journalists an invitation to a meeting on 8 December "for the upcoming election of the Federal Chancellor."
Social Democrat Olaf Scholz is widely expected to become the new chancellor. He leads a coalition of Social Democrats with the Greens and the Free Democratic Party, which was formed after the 26 September elections to the Bundestag.
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