Media reported about the plans of Merkel to run for fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2017, intends to run for a fourth term. The CNN said the Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on foreign policy, the representative of the party Christian democratic Union (CDU) Norbert röttgen.

“She is determined and ready to contribute to the strengthening of the liberal international order.” – said Röttgen.

According to him, Merkel is “the cornerstone of the Western political concept”. However, he noted that “it is impossible to rely only on one person.”

That Angela Merkel will run for a fourth term it was reported in August 2015. About it told the magazine Der Spiegel, citing its own sources.

Angela Merkel has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. Following the election of the Chancellor will take place in 2017.