The candidacy of Angela Merkel voted 364 Deputy of the required 355 votes.
The deputies of the German Bundestag on Wednesday morning plenary session adopted the Angela Merkel as Chancellor of Germany, reports Rus.Media.
“The Federal Chancellor is elected,” announced the President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schaeuble. For the candidate of Merkel voted 364 of the Deputy. To be elected Chancellor it was necessary to get votes with 355 709. Thus a Grand coalition of the CDU/CSU/SPD in the Parliament of the current convocation 399 mandates.
Immediately after the vote, Merkel went to the Palace of Bellevue, where she was waiting for Ministers. They will be appointed by decree of the Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Then the Prime Minister will return to the Bundestag to take the oath. This will be the 4th time 63-year-old Angela Merkel on a post of the head of state.