Annalena Baerbock: The Green Party’s candidate to succeed chancellor Angela Merkel
19 April 2021 | 12:29 pm
Annalena Baerbock is said to be tough, talented and very ambitious. Now, Germany's Green Party has named her as its candidate for chancellor. Is she cut out for the job?
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