Expert: New focus will be balancing powers between Germany's parties

Olaf Scholz is set to succeed Angela Merkel as the next German chancellor, after forging an unlikely and unprecedented political alliance. The "traffic light coalition" will include his Social Democratic Party, but also the Greens to the left and Free Democrats to the right. Cui Hongjian, director of the Department of European Studies, said the new government's focus will be balancing powers, as well as balancing reform and stability.

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