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German Social Democrats approve coalition with Merkel

14.12.13 @ 15:35

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The German Social Democrats have voted in favour of a Grand Coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, with 75.96% saying Yes and 23.95% No, official results say. The vote was required for the new cabinet to be formed. A formal announcement about the ministerial posts will be made on Sunday.

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