MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The resumption of coalition talks between the German Free Democratic Party (FDP), Angela Merkel's conservative bloc made up of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU), as well as the Greens party is still possible but only if the agenda of the negotiations changes, FDP Secretary General Nicola Beer said on Wednesday.
"If there were a real opportunity to build a modern republic within next several years, we would be the last party which would refuse to take part in talks," Beer told the N-TV broadcaster, adding, however, that "it is hard for her to imagine the resumption of talks."
The condition for the resumption of the talks includes "absolutely another package of issues" on the agenda.
Germany held a parliamentary election on September 24. Merkel's CDU/CSU alliance won the election with 33 percent of votes and secured 246 seats in the parliament, while the Social Democratic Party (SPD) came second with 20.5 percent of votes, which is equivalent to 153 seats in the Bundestag. FDP and the Greens gained 10.7 percent and 8.9 percent respectively. Now the country is facing the situation of a minority government or snap elections. German president. On Monday, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called the internal situation "unprecedented in 70 years".