Steinmeier endorsed the candidate in presidents of Germany. Merkel is «happy»

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier officially became a candidate for President of Germany. This is stated in the message publication Spiеgel.

Russia seeks to influence elections-2017 in Germany. An official statement

«I’m happy because I am convinced that Steinmeier suitable candidate at this time,» said Merkel during the nomination of Steinmeier.

Reportedly, Steinmeier put forward a presidential candidate from the ruling coalition of the Christian democratic Union, Christian social Union (CDU/CSU) and Social democratic party (SPD).

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Steinmeier has become the main candidate on a post of the President of Germany. Merkel and the CDU was initially against.

Russia seeks to influence elections-2017 in Germany. An official statement

Germany is concerned that Russia could try to intervene in the process of national elections in Germany in 2017. This was stated by the head of counterintelligence Germany Hans-Georg Maassen, according to Reuters.

According to Maasen, there can be a situation similar to the story of a girl Lisaallegedly abducted and raped by the migrants, happened in 2016. «This could happen again next year, and we are concerned…we have the impression that this is part of hybrid threat, which aims to influence public opinion and decision-making process», — he said.

In addition, it is reported that the intelligence Service of France warns about possible Russian intervention in the campaign in France, which will begin in the spring of 2017.




Steinmeier endorsed the candidate in presidents of Germany. Merkel is «happy» 17.11.2016

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