Germany's Greens want to lead next government - Baerbock


Co-leader of Germany's Green party and designated candidate for chancellor Annalena Baerbock holds a news conference in Berlin, Germany, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse/Pool

BERLIN (Reuters) - The chancellor candidate of Germany's Greens said on Monday she wants to lead the next government after a September election in Europe's largest economy, urging voters to help her ecologist party overtake the conservatives who lead in polls.

"We would like to lead this government - but since politics is not a wish-fulfillment exercise, it will be up to the voters to decide who will come out of this election with how much strength," Annalena Baerbock told a news conference.

(Writing by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Paul Carrel)

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