The leader of Germany’s far-right party quit hours after its election success—because it’s too radical

Graeme Atkinson - 26 09 17

Just hours after the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) won its first-ever round of seats in the German parliament, its co-leader Frauke Petry told a press conference in Berlin—with her newly-elected colleagues next to her—that she had decided not to go into parliament with the party. Then she got up and stormed out of the press conference.

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