Angela Merkel will not seek re-election as German chancellor
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Angela Merkel to step down as German chancellor in 2021
Germany's Angela Merkel on Monday announced that she will not seek re-election as chancellor after her term ends in 2021.
Angela Merkel at the 2012 congress of the European People's Party. Photo: European People's Party - Angela Merkel/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)
The announcement came after her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party suffered losses in regional elections over the weekend.
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