Scholz says he will remain as Germany’s finance minister if he becomes SPD leader

Europe

16 September 2019, 10:43

M.News

Germany’s Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats’ (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister if he becomes leader of his party.

Asked whether he would remain finance minister if he were to end up heading the SPD, Scholz said “yes” in a video interview on Bild newspaper’s website on Monday.

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