German Chancellor Angela Merkel will run for a fourth term in elections next year. That’s according to a member of her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
Lawmaker colleague Norbert Roettgen has given an interview on US media (CNN) fueling speculation that the German leader will stand again even though her popularity has plummeted because of her open-door migrant policy.
CDU politician: Merkel win run for fourth term
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Merkel, however, appears to be playing a waiting game despite rumours that she will shortly declare her intentions .