The candidate for the CDU-party leader Jens Spahn calls for a vote on the CDU Federal Congress on dealing with the controversial UN refugee Pact and does not exclude a shift of the signature. “All the questions of the citizens on the table and answered, otherwise it catches up with us politically, quickly,” said Spahn, the image on Sunday. “If necessary we will sign later.”

Spahn, emphasized that in the Union group had been extensively on the migration Pact discussed. This should be done “just as open at the CDU party Congress” in December.

The Federal health Minister criticised the previous handling of the Federal government, with the UN-migration Pact, sharply: “Because we have not made the discussion, the impression has been created, we have something to hide and that the Pact is a pity to us.” Lack of transparency, promote distrust. That is, the debate on the transatlantic trade agreement TTIP. Of the UN member States adopted the Pact should help to organize the escape and Migration better, and at a summit meeting in December in Morocco to be adopted.

Spahn wants to with AfD voters to discuss

Spahn made his party for the success of the AfD co-responsible. “The AfD is now in 16 countries, parliaments and the Bundestag, is also up to us,” he told the Bild am Sonntag. The CDU, however, would “offer the only party to the dropout program for AfD-voters”.

In the event of his election as CDU Chairman he wanted to go specifically in places with many AfD voters and discuss with you, said Spahn. “We talk here in the political Berlin, much to often over the AfD-voters instead of with them. I would like to offer instead the open, unbiased discussion and convince you.”

coalitions with the AfD at the state or Federal level Spahn from the castle, “With a party that allows anti-Semitism and racism in its ranks, the Russian autocrats, national thinks and wants can be supported and we had no cooperation.”

Spahn is one of the former Union parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz, the CDU General Secretary Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer, the prominent candidates for the party presidency. The successor of Chancellor Angela Merkel of the CDU is elected in December at a Congress in Hamburg.

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