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Germany’s far-right AfD chooses nationalist top duo for elections

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Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Tuesday announced that two senior party figures linked to its nationalist wing would lead the party into federal elections in September. An online poll of party members gave 71 per cent of the vote to Tino Chrupalla and Alice Weidel as the joint leading candidates, the party said. Chrupalla is AfD party co-chairperson and Weidel is the leader of the party’s parliamentary faction. One of the two would be expected to become chancellor in the event the AfD won the election. “Many thanks for your trust,” Weidel wrote on Twitter. “This result is …

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