CDU General Secretary Kramp-Karrenbauer 'The Stability of Our Political System Is at Stake'

With Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer having been appointed to general secretary of the conservative Christian Democrats, many see her as Angela Merkel's possible successor. DER SPIEGEL spoke with her about what the CDU must do to remain relevant and the things that make her different from the chancellor.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

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Chancellor Angela Merkel and Saarland Governor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Saarland Governor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

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