Districts: Merkel withdraws federal state decision on Easter rest | Free press


Negotiations on the new corona restrictions took hours, now one of the most important decisions is about to expire.

Berlin (dpa) – Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has decided after massive criticism to end the decision of the federal state on the so-called Easter rest. Merkel announced this on Wednesday in a briefly convened switch with the prime ministers of the federal states, the German news agency heard from various participants.

The Chancellor informed the heads of government of her decision in the first few sentences of the switch. Thank you for the short-term willingness to do another round. She then stated that she had decided in the morning not to activate the Easter rest regulations, but to stop them. The dissatisfaction was mainly caused by the fact that after the hours of corona talks on Tuesday evening, the implementation of central resolutions was still open.

According to other information, the government inquiry scheduled with the Chancellor at noon in the Bundestag should take place according to plan.

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