BERLIN: German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s liberal asylum policies, has told members of his Bavarian conservative party that he wants to resign as party chief, several German newspapers reported on Sunday.
Under Seehofer the Christian Social Union (CSU), Merkel’s Bavarian allies, suffered their worst results since 1950 in an election last month in the southern state after his anti-immigration campaign backfired.
(Reporting by Joseph Nasr; editing by David Stamp)
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