Left-group leader Sahra wagenknecht wants to make your office in the autumn. In a Letter to the AFP news Agency on Monday in Berlin was founded in your decision-making with health problems. Previously, they had not informed the Bureau of your decision to stand for re-election.
The regular election of the group peak is expected in September. Until then, Wagenknecht wants to remain in office. About your waiver on a new candidate at first, the Newspapers of the editorial network, Germany had reported. Wagenknecht had been in the last two months sick.
"in the Meantime, I'm all right. However, the long disease whose trigger is in the first line the Stress and Overload of goods, the limits shown, I would not want to exceed in the future for me," wrote the group leader now. Even after the end of your time as a group, boss, "I'll stay, of course, politically active, and I will continue to fight for my Beliefs, and social goals," she wrote.
criticism from the party
Already at the weekend it was reported that a servant from the leadership of the largely built-up "Stand up car"-want to pull the movement back. This had made on the grounds that its line of party politicians should proceed on the basis of the representative.
she pointed to Stand up for your decision, "" but also to their own workload. According to the "extreme Stress of the last few years," she had been two months and now she had to find a new Balance, said Wagenknecht.
In your party wagenknecht, for different reasons in recent months and repeated in the criticism. Among other things, it was their critical attitude towards reception of refugees, as well as their role in the "get Up"movement, which was perceived by many on the Left-politicians as a rival organisation to the left party.
chair for 2015
To its critics, the Left party Chairman Katja Kipping and Bernd Riexinger. However, Riexinger said the RND-Newspapers: "I hope that Sahra wagenknecht of the Left as an important face."
"I respect the personal decision of Sahra wagenknecht," said Riexinger. Now the bodies of the Left would have to advise on how to proceed. "Until then, we assume that the group leaders are continually working and well."
The 49-year-old Wagenknecht had taken over in October 2015, together with Dietmar Bartsch to the group's presidency. Previously, she was until 2014, the Deputy party boss, and, from 2011, group Vice. Member of the Bundestag wagenknecht since 2009. From 1991 to 2010 she was a member of the extreme left-ranked Communist platform in your party. Married wagenknecht is a former Left-leading politicians and former SPD leader Oskar Lafontaine. (sep/AFP)
Created: 11.03.2019, 15:47 PM