The second hard lockdown in Germany has started and once again the Chancellor has to defend her course in the Corona crisis before parliament. Follow the debate live here.
The Bundestag starts its last week of the year on Wednesday and Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has to answer questions in the government poll for an hour. A central topic of the meeting starting in the early afternoon is likely to be the course of the federal government in the corona pandemic. The second hard lockdown since the start of the crisis started on Wednesday.
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1:05 PM: Chancellor Merkel spoke.
At the request of the CDU / CSU and SPD, the Bundestag also wants to discuss the implementation of the national vaccination strategy. The first coronavirus vaccine could be approved in the EU before Christmas. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced in Amsterdam on Tuesday that it would present its opinion on the vaccine from the Mainz company Biontech and its American partner Pfizer on December 21.