Former German foreign minister returns in

Former German foreign minister returns in new govt
Associated Press

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party,SPD, Sigmar Gabriel, front, a gives a statement about the result of the SPD member vote on the coalition agreement with Angela Merkel's Christian Union Parties' bloc in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Dec. 14, 2013. Second left stands former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steimeier., at right Chief Whip Thomas Oppermann, attend. Germany’s main center-left party cleared the way on Saturday for Angela Merkel to start her third term as chancellor, announcing that its members had voted by a large majority to join the conservative leader in government. Some 76 percent of members who took part approved a deal to form a “grand coalition” government of right and left under Merkel and about 24 percent voted against. (AP Photo/dpa, Rainer Jensen)

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