Social Democratic Party chairman Martin Schulz delivers his speech at the party's convention in Berlin, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Germany's center-left Social Democrats are discussing whether to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on extending their governing coalition, or at least backing a minority government.
Social Democratic Party chairman Martin Schulz delivers his speech at the party's convention in Berlin, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Germany's center-left Social Democrats are discussing whether to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on extending their governing coalition, or at least backing a minority government. Markus Schreiber AP Photo
Social Democratic Party chairman Martin Schulz delivers his speech at the party's convention in Berlin, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Germany's center-left Social Democrats are discussing whether to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on extending their governing coalition, or at least backing a minority government. Markus Schreiber AP Photo

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