All of the alternatives to germany's tested grand coalition government present challenges nightmare scenarios let's get the most unfeasible option out of the way first — a minority government germany's current political landscape to this end, schultz might also end up as a minister of foreign affairs. Andrea nahles (spd) presents german designated ministers hubertus heil labour minister, fraziska giffey family minister, heiko mass foreign of its members had voted in favor of a repeat of the 'grand coalition' with chancellor angela merkel's conservatives that has governed germany since 2013. German chancellor angela merkel woke up on monday to a fourth term but now faces the double headache of an emboldened hard-right opposition party and thorny coalition talks ahead. Now that spd members have approved their party's grand coalition agreement with conservatives, it's time to decide who will take what ministry these candidates could be part of chancellor angela merkel's next cabinet. Coalition talks in germany collapsed over the weekend, potentially putting chancellor angela merkel's leadership in doubt here's what can if merkel were to lead a minority government, passing legislation in the bundestag would be a political nightmare given the differences between the several parties.
Fault lines are emerging in germany's new government before ministers have even held their first cabinet meeting, with tensions over the sequencing and extent of reforms already pulling at the fragile coalition.
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After more than four months with a caretaker government, germany finally looks to be edging towards a new administration – the grand coalition fourth, initially in return for the role of foreign minister, spd leader martin schulz (re-elected just last year) decided to stand aside in favour of the party's federal.
German election 2017 news, polls, odds, dates, results latest updates on angela merkel, martin schulz, the afd and other parties and candidates. Martin schulz, the spd leader and foreign minister-designate, said the new grand coalition would signify a “fundamental change of direction in europe” “ with this agreement, germany will return to an active and leading role in the eu,” said mr schulz ms merkel acknowledged that “many will be upset.