Written by on March 15, 2018


Angela Merkel has been sworn in for a fourth term as German Chancellor, after months of political bickering that left her weakened.

Germany’s Parliament earlier approved her re-election by three hundred and sixty four votes to three hundred and fifteen.

Merkel has vowed to get to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building in post-war Germany.

Her coalition deal with the Social Democrats will cost her several key posts, including Finance and Foreign Minister in Germany’s new cabinet.

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