- SPD MEP and President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, delivers his gavel in and goes to the German national politics. That news brought the German broadcaster ARD out and Schulz has confirmed. He explains that later on Thursday an official statement about Brussels.
Süddeutsche Zeitung released earlier also news about the imminent change to the outside. The newspaper wrote that Schulz lijstttrekker would be for the SPD in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for the elections in the fall of 2017. That would be already published Wednesday in the party.
What else he will play roles in the party is not yet clear. There are rumors that he is seen as a candidate to become the new Chancellor or perhaps the new foreign minister.