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Inside Europe: Merkel's chosen successor steps down

The leader of Germany's governing Christian Democrats Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer announced on Monday that she will not run to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel, scrapping plans for a smooth handover of power. The news came amid political turmoil involving the CDU and the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Keith Walker discusses the latest with DW's political correspondent Thomas Sparrow.

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