AfD leader says she will not run in September election

The AfD’s Frauke Petry announced via Facebook video on Wednesday that she will not be running as the party’s lead candidate in September’s national election.

Petry said in a video posted to her official Facebook page on Wednesday that she will not be leading her party as a candidate in September’s national election.

She further spoke of internal tensions within the party, and said that it will be important for the AfD to decide on its future strategy at its party conference in Cologne this coming weekend. The decision of who will be lead candidate will also be determined.

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  • vwVwwVwv

    A Statesman has to be a Man

    • Something odd occurred.

      • vwVwwVwv

        she has strong opposition inside the AFD
        which is not amused of her tone
        and the lifestyle she and
        her husband live
        inside the party, as if it’s their property.
        AFD has no great spraker and
        no great leader only
        a vision which
        once was the standard vision of the christ democrats whom
        merkel castrated and turned liberal.

  • Brenda

    What is it with these euro-skeptic parties and their byzantine internal feuds?