Merkel has promised to lead the German government until 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel
“RIA Novosti”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel intends to stay in power until 2021 in the case of the victory of the bloc of the Christian democratic Union (CDU) and Christian social Union (CSU) in the elections to the Bundestag in the fall of 2017 About this Merkel said the TV channel ARD, reports DW.

On the question of whether she is to ensure, Merkel replied that no one has absolute control over their own destiny.

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“However, I have a strong intention to do so, as I said to people,” – said the Chancellor , adding that based on this trust.

Merkel also responded to criticism of the choice of the venue for the summit of leaders of the countries “Big twenty” in Hamburg.

“It was obvious that (the summit – ed.) need to spend in the city”, – said the Chancellor.

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At the same time, she acknowledged a share of responsibility for the riots that occurred in the city during the summit.

“Things happened there that are absolutely unacceptable, and for them I am responsible, as Olaf Scholz,” – said Merkel.

While Merkel has distanced himself from the attacks of her colleagues in the CDU on the social Democrat Scholz and calls for his resignation.

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