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Traffic light coalition negotiations start: Juso boss rages over FDP concessions


The probes are history. SPD, Greens and FDP can imagine a traffic light in the federal government. The coalition talks are now beginning in small rounds. The news ticker.

The probes are history.

SPD, Greens and FDP can imagine a traffic light in the federal government.

The coalition talks are now beginning in small rounds.

The news ticker.

  • The SPD, Greens and FDP continue to work hard on the first traffic light coalition in the federal government.

  • Coalition negotiations in 22 working groups start this Thursday.

  • There is also criticism from the party’s offspring - the FDP is a thorn in the side of the Jusos.

  • This news ticker is continuously updated.

Munich - SPD, Greens and FDP ignite the next stage on the way to the first traffic light coalition at the federal level.

The coalition negotiations will begin this Thursday, around a week after the exploratory paper has been published, in order to be able to commence government work as soon as possible.

As is well known, the presumed future Chancellor Olaf Scholz emphasizes again and again that it should be so far before Christmas.

Then he and not the outgoing predecessor Angela Merkel should give the New Year's address.

Traffic light parties start coalition negotiations: 22 working groups are formed

The starting signal for the negotiation rounds, which are certainly not subject to amusement tax, will be given by the so-called main negotiators, who are six high-ranking representatives from each party, at the Berlin exhibition center.

You will meet with the leaders of the 22 working groups.

The various teams will then negotiate the details of the coalition agreement with specialist politicians in the coming weeks.

According to previous explorations, the biggest stumbling blocks are likely to lie in the areas of financial policy.

The occupation of the finance ministry also contains potential for controversy: FDP chairman Christian Lindner and Greens co-leader Robert Habeck have already publicly applied for this post.


Now it's time to get down to business: the coalition negotiations are between Annalena Baerbock, Olaf Scholz and Christian Linder (from left) and the first traffic light in the federal government.

© Kay Nietfeld / dpa

Traffic light parties start coalition negotiations: SPD youngsters "frustrated" because of the FDP

Meanwhile, there is pressure from the party’s own youth.

Jessica Rosenthal, head of the Jusos, is


in an interview with the

Passauer Neue Presse

because the FDP did not allow relief for lower and middle income groups and burdens for “rich upper percentages” in the explorations.

She also suggests that local transport be expanded, ticket prices lowered and Hartz IV overcome with higher standard rates and a secure subsistence level.

The Green Youth complains on Twitter: “In the current state of negotiations at the traffic light, climate protection is neglected.” The offspring of the eco-party calls for CO2 emissions to be limited to such an extent that global warming by more than 1.5 degrees is prevented.

In addition, the organization expects an exit from the use of natural gas by 2035 at the latest and a "consistent and socially acceptable" phase-out of coal by 2030 at the latest.

Traffic light parties start coalition negotiations: "Young liberal hunger for reform not yet satisfied"

The Young Liberals are pleased that the exploratory paper breathes the spirit for a political awakening in style and content, emphasized July boss Jens Teutrine.

He also said: “Our young liberal thirst for reform is not yet satisfied.

Now the political prose and poetry, some of which can be found in the exploratory paper, must be formulated and other points must be negotiated. "

His proposals: reintroduce the speculation period and reduce the electricity tax to a European minimum.

In addition, the FDP youngsters demand the legalization of euthanasia, the abolition of the abortion paragraph and a complete legalization of cannabis.


List of rubric lists: © Kay Nietfeld / dpa

Source: merkur

All news articles on 2021-10-20

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