German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been re-elected for a second term of five years by one special parliamentary assembly on Sunday.
Steinmeier had been endorsed by most mainstream political parties before of the election for the ceremonial largely head of State.
The president was elected with a big majority by one special Assembly made up of the members of parliament’Slow down house and representatives of The 16 states of Germany.
“My responsibility is for all people who live in our country. Non-partisan, yes – but I am not neutral when it comes to the cause of the democracy. The one who combat for democracy will get me on his side. Whoever attacks him will have me for opponent”Steinmeier said in a speech at special assembly after accepting son election.
Before first become president in 2017, Steinmeier, 66, served two terms as foreign adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel minister and earlier was chief of personnel of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.
The German president has little executive power but is considered an important moral authority. After a messy parliamentary election result in 2017, Steinmeier helped prod politicians to former a new coalition government rather than hold out for a new vote.