Scholz says he will remain German finance minister if he becomes SPD leader

Scholz says he will remain German finance minister if he becomes SPD leader
# 16 September 2019 17:39 (UTC +04:00)

Germany’s Olaf Scholz, highest profile candidate in the Social Democrats’ (SPD) leadership race, said he would stay on in his post as finance minister if he becomes leader of his party, APA reports citing Reuters.

Asked whether he would remain finance minister if he were to end up heading the SPD, Scholz said “yes” in a video interview on Bild newspaper’s website on Monday.

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