BERLIN — The newly elected premier of Thuringia called for the dissolution of the state assembly on Thursday after Chancellor Angela Merkel said his election with support from her party and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) was inexcusable. Thomas Kemmerich, a little-known liberal Free Democrat (FDP) in the eastern state of Thuringia, on Wednesday […]

via Call to dissolve state assembly as Merkel steps into row over far-right — National Post

24 hours after having been elected, state prime minister Thomas Emmerich (FDP) has announced his resignation and called for the dissolution of parliament, clearing the way for new elections. Whether this will change anything or not remains to be seen. Details via link above.

The Files will continue to keep you posted on the latest unfolding in Germany and in Thuringia.

 

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