A threatening letter against top candidate and Senator for Transport Bettina Jarasch has arrived in the office of the Greens in the Berlin House of Representatives. A police spokesman confirmed this on Friday evening. He declined to comment on the content of the letter. The state security of the State Criminal Police Office is to conduct an investigation into threats. The media had previously reported on the threatening letter.
According to the "Berliner Zeitung", the letter also contained a cartridge. After some insults, it should end with the phrase "Now you're dead". There are indications that the sender could come from the Wilmersdorf district. The letter was received in the House of Representatives on Thursday morning, it was said.
The CDU, SPD and Greens in Berlin are in talks about forming a government. Jarasch called her first meeting with the Christian Democrats "very exciting". There are "interesting similarities" but also "big, big differences" on a number of issues. Talks are expected to continue next week. A second meeting with the SPD is already planned for next Monday, and one with the Greens for Wednesday.
After the clear victory of the Christian Democrats in the re-election for the Berlin House of Representatives on Sunday, Wegner announced that he wanted to speak "openly" and "seriously" with the Social Democrats and the Greens. They also want to hold their own talks with their previous third coalition partner, the Left Party.
The SPD ended up with a wafer-thin lead over the third-placed Greens. The left followed in front of the AfD, the FDP missed entry into parliament. Mathematically possible would be, among other things, an alliance of the CDU with the Social Democrats or the Greens as well as a continuation of the previous government coalition.
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