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Neu-Ulm (dpa) – While the traffic lights in Berlin are bickering about the gas levy, Baden-Württemberg’s Green Party Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann is meeting with his Bavarian neighbor Markus Söder (CSU). Regarding the verbal jostling between the SPD, the Greens and the FDP, the 74-year-old said on Monday in Neu-Ulm: “I’m a little surprised at the way the coalition is handled. In any case, I haven’t regretted a single day that I didn’t do a traffic light.” Kretschmann is considered a fan of alliances with the Union. After the state elections in the south-west, he made inquiries with the SPD and Liberals, but ultimately decided to go green and black again. After the election, the Prime Minister also campaigned at federal level not to rule out a coalition led by the CDU/CSU – in vain.
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