Merkel's FDP ally eyes poll comeback, doubts persist




 
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Merkel's FDP ally eyes poll comeback, doubts persist
 
April 22nd, 2012  
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Topic: Merkel's FDP ally eyes poll comeback, doubts persist


Merkel's FDP ally eyes poll comeback, doubts persist
KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Poll figures may be low and forecasts gloomy, but Martina Reuter felt certain things were looking up for her party - Germany's Free Democrats (FDP), the junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition. "At the moment there is a real mood of change ... There is a return to the old, fundamental values," the 50-year-old party member told Reuters at a weekend FDP congress in Karlsruhe, western Germany. Her comments were in tune with the atmosphere of determined bonhomie among the hundreds of delegates at the gathering. ...




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