Merkel elected to fourth term as German Chancellor

14:10, 14 March, 2018

YEREVAN, MARCH 14, ARMENPRESS. The Bundestag lawmakers on March 14 elected Angela Merkel, the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, as German Chancellor for a fourth term, Reuters reports.

Lawmakers voted by 364 to 315, with nine abstentions, in favor of re-electing Merkel, 63.

“I accept the vote”, Merkel told the Bundestag lower house of parliament after the vote.

English –translator/editor: Aneta Harutyunyan

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