(GermanPolicy.com) – The CDU would like to meet with the Greens for the first time on Tuesday in order to carry out explorations with regard to a Jamaica coalition together with the Greens. The Union has set up a team of ten, said CDU General Secretary Paul Zimiak.
The negotiating team includes the CDU chairman Armin Laschet, general secretary Ziemiak, parliamentary group leader Ralph Brinkhaus, prime ministers Daniel Günther (Schleswig-Holstein), Volker Bouffier (Hesse) and Reiner Haseloff (Saxony-Anhalt), besides the deputy party chairman Silvia Breher, Julia Klöckner, Jens Spahn and Thomas Strobl. The CSU sends party leader Markus Söder, regional group leader Alexander Dobrindt, general secretary Markus Blume, parliamentary managing director Stefan Müller and Digital State Minister Dorothee Bär to the explorations in order to “forge a future alliance that should represent the breadth of society and allow bridges to be built, in the sense of sustainability.
On Sunday, the CDU-CSU and the FDP explored the possibility of a ‘Jamaica’ alliance with the Greens. According to Union circles, the party leaders of the CDU, CSU and FDP have agreed to this. One will meet at 6.30 p.m.