berlin - After eight hours of meeting under the leadership of party leader Martin Schulz, the SPD showed willingness to talk about resolving the German governmental crisis. This came about after the liberal FDP broke off the negotiations about the formation of a coalition with CDU / CSU and the Greens.
The Social Democrats concluded a new cabinet with the Christian Democrats of Chancellor Angela Merkel after the elections. The pressure to come back to this has been stepped up in recent days. According to Secretary Hubertus Heil, the deliberations of the party top provided some clarity. 'The SPD has the firm conviction that it needs to be discussed. The SPD will not hide from discussions, 'says Heil.
He called the meeting at the Willy-Brandt House in Berlin businesslike and constructive. 'The SPD pipeline is close to each other. 'Heil and Heiko Maas, the Minister of Justice, rejected the speculation that Schulz threatened with resignation.