The World from Berlin 'Socialists and Communists' Must Not Be Allowed to Rule Germany

The leader of Germany's business-friendly Free Democratic Party says he will not form a ruling coalition with the Social Democrats, no matter what happens at the upcoming elections. German commentators on Monday contemplate the difficulties facing all the parties in forming viable alliances after Sunday's vote.
No, we can't: The leader of the Free Democratic Party, Guido Westerwelle, said on Sunday that his party would not be contemplating an alliance with the Social Democrats.

No, we can't: The leader of the Free Democratic Party, Guido Westerwelle, said on Sunday that his party would not be contemplating an alliance with the Social Democrats.

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Catherin Schaer