Kramp-Karrenbauer, widely seen as the most likely successor to Merkel who will not run as chancellor in the 2021 federal election, has seen her popularity slide since taking over as CDU
leader last year after damaging gaffes.
At the national level, the poll showed the AfD up one percentage point at 14%, the SPD down a point at just 13%, the CDU
steady at 26%, the Greens on 23%, the Free Democrats on 9% and the Linke on 8%.
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Soeder said much had changed in Europe over the past five years, but he also suggested the newfound harmony was due to Anne Kramp-Karrenbauer taking over the CDU
party's leadership from Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has promised to step down as German leader at the end of her current term.
All three, however, agreed about one thing: The CDU
, they said, is the last remaining Volkspartei (people's party, the German term for a centrist umbrella party) in Germany, perhaps even in Europe.
delegates at the congress in Hamburg also held up signs saying "Thanks boss".
Merkel 's "center-right" CDU
joined with the center-left SDP and the Christian Social Union (CSU) of Bavaria to form the current grand coalition government in Germany.
was severely weakened in Sunday's poll in the state of Hesse, the latest in a series of setbacks.
Summary: Germany's Angela Merkel said that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last and that she would step down as leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU
), heralding the end of a 13-year era in which she has dominated European politics.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to leave the post of the leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU
) and will not take part in the election of the CDU
In late October, the day after the Christian Democratic Union in the state of Hesse suffered double-digit losses, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a meeting of the CDU
executive council that she would not stand again as candidate to head the CDU
at the coming party convention in Hamburg in early December of this year.