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Germany's SPD leans towards coalition talks

Social Democratic Party says it is prepared to consider joining Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Last Modified: 28 Sep 2013 03:53
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Talks to form a "grand coalition" government in Germany are continuing. 

The main centre-left party, the Social Democratic Party (SPD), said it is prepared to consider joining Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

The decision comes after its leader resigned following defeat in the election.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

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