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Schulz abandons German foreign minister role after SPD backlash -- Sigmar Gabriel accused him of a breach of faith by taking his job

Financial Times (FT)

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By Guy Chazan in Berlin

Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz said he will not serve as foreign minister in Germany’s new coalition government after coming under intense pressure from his own party to give up the role.Mr Schulz faced anger from across the SPD after taking the job, despite vowing never to serve in a cabinet led by Angela Merkel. 739 more words

Martin Schulz: Austragshäusl Außenministerum

Nun haben sie sich also doch geeinigt. Wenn die SPD-Basis nicht den Volksaufstand wagt, haben wir die nächste Große Koalition am Hals. Und Martin Schulz als Außenminister. 475 more words


For German-Israeli Relations, New Foreign Minister Heralds Four Very Difficult Years


Martin Schulz has made headlines for statements highly critical of Israel, but has also proven a true fighter in the war against anti-Semitism and a man dedicated to protecting Israel… 1,446 more words