Merkel accepts Germany economy minister's resign

German Chancellor has accepted the resignation of Economy Minister Glos, her spokesman said.

Merkel accepts Germany economy minister's resign

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accepted the resignation of Economy Minister Michael Glos, her spokesman said on Monday.

"The chancellor will accept (Glos's) request," government spokesman Ulrich Wilhelm told a regular news conference.

Earlier on Monday, Glos's party, the Christian Social Union, said it wanted CSU general secretary Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg to become the new economy minister.

Reuters
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