- Martin Schulz would like Foreign Minister are but only under some conditions. German politician wants or chancellor candidate for the SPD are at the next elections in September.
It reports the German FAZ. Schulz, now president of the European parliament would be the successor to Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The chairman of the SPD, Sigmar Gabriel, would be forced now to nominate Schulz. Expected was that the nomination would actually go to Steinmeier.
SPD'er Steinmeier has been since December 17, 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs in the third cabinet of Angela Merkel, a post he held in the Cabinet Merkel I already held between 2005 and 2009