(GermanPolicy.com) – The SPD executive committee wants to make a preliminary decision this Monday for the dual leadership of the party chairmanship, according to a news agency report. Party chairwoman Saskia Esken plans on deciding on a second candidacy by then. Meanwhile, SPD General Secretary Lars Klingbeil said it was a great honor that his name was mentioned for the role of co-chair. The office is important, rooted in tradition, attractive, and a lot can be achieved in it, he explained. The SPD executive committee also decided that a possible coalition agreement between the traffic light parties should be decided at a special party conference on 4 December.