German Development Minister plans withdrawal from federal politics

German Development Minister Gerd Müller has announced that he will not run in the upcoming federal election in October 2021; he will withdraw from federal politics by the end of the parliamentary term. According to Müller, after 32 years of being a part of the European Parliament and the German Bundestag, he would now like to "initiate a generation change.”

Müller has been serving as Development Minister since 2013.

News article – Merkur (in German)