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Olaf Scholz elected as the new German Federal Chancellor
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The Xinhua reported, Olaf Scholz was elected as the new German Federal Chancellor on Wednesday, becoming the fourth Federal Chancellor from the Social Democratic Party (SPD).




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According to the German Bundestag, or the lower house of Parliament, lawmakers voted 395-303 to elect Scholz as the chancellor, with six abstentions.


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The Bundestag added, the remaining members either cast invalid votes or did not vote.


Source: xinhua