After the Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the candidate for Chancellor of the Christian Union (CDU / CSU) Armin Lassett congratulates Social Democrat (SPD) candidate for ChancellorOlaf Solts.
According to Der Spiegel, Mr. Lassett’s delay is due to the fact that he congratulated the winner of the Sunday elections in writing, with letter.
Until now, the CDU leader had avoided recognizing Mr. Soltz and the SPD as election winners, while in his statements on Monday he limited himself to congratulating “the competing parties who increased their forces in these elections “, broadcasts APE BPE.
The pressure, however, was intense, especially after Mr. Zender said yesterday that congratulating the opponent when he wins “is a matter of style».
The Chancellery for its part announced today that the lady Merkelalso congratulated Mr Solts.