Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz receives his certificate of appointment from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: Reuters
Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz receives his certificate of appointment from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: Reuters
Germany

Germany’s Olaf Scholz takes reins from Angela Merkel ushering in new era

  • The new leader vows to do more to modernise the country and bring new energy as a three-party progressive alliance with the Greens and Free Democrats
  • New government will step up efforts against climate change, improve poor mobile phone and internet networks, legalise cannabis and lower voting age

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Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz receives his certificate of appointment from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: Reuters
Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz receives his certificate of appointment from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: Reuters
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