Steinmeier To Hand Over Post on January 27

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 21:52
Bulgaria: Steinmeier To Hand Over Post on January 27 BGNES

Frank-Walter Steinmeier will hand over officially his powers as Foreign Minister to Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on January 27.

Steinmeier, who is a Social Democrat, was nominated as a candidate of the ruling coalition – CDU/CSU for president of Germany.

The elections will be held on February 12.

Steinmeier’s contender is the nominee of the Left Party – political scientist and expert on combating poverty Christoph Butterwegge.

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