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Germany: 'Mini-Merkel' Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as new CDU Secretary-General02:05

Germany: 'Mini-Merkel' Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as new CDU Secretary-General

Germany, Berlin
February 26, 2018 at 19:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Christian Democrat Union (CDU) politician Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was elected the CDU's new Secretary-General at the party's convention in Berlin on Monday.

Kramp-Karrenbauer, also known as 'mini-Merkel' is considered to have high chances to become Merkel's successor, who also served as CDU's Secretary-General before becoming chancellor.

Kramp-Karrenbauer in her new role replaces 37 year-old Jens Spahn.

Germany: 'Mini-Merkel' Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as new CDU Secretary-General02:05
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Christian Democrat Union (CDU) politician Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was elected the CDU's new Secretary-General at the party's convention in Berlin on Monday.

Kramp-Karrenbauer, also known as 'mini-Merkel' is considered to have high chances to become Merkel's successor, who also served as CDU's Secretary-General before becoming chancellor.

Kramp-Karrenbauer in her new role replaces 37 year-old Jens Spahn.

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