Merkel’s coali­tion hits rock bo om

The Citizen (KZN) - - WORLD - Ber­lin

– Sup­port for An­gela Merkel’s con­ser­va­tives and their So­cial Demo­crat (SPD) coali­tion part­ner hit record lows, a sur­vey showed, as the Ger­man chan­cel­lor strug­gles to pre­vent her frac­tious gov­ern­ment from fall­ing apart.

Merkel’s con­ser­va­tive CDU/CSU bloc and SPD each saw their voter share fall by three per­cent­age points, to 26% and 15% re­spec­tively, the Deutsch­landTrend sur­vey for broad­caster ARD showed.

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