Martin Schulz re-elected as leader of German SPD party

Martin Schultz at the congress of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) was re-elected to the post of chairman.

As reported on the SPD website, Schulz secured the support of 81.94% of the vote.

Earlier, delegates to the congress of the Social Democratic Party of Germany voted to start negotiations on the ruling coalition with the bloc of the Christian Democratic and Christian-Social Unions (CDU / CSU), Chancellor Angela Merkel.