In a Facebook Live appearance, Schulz mentioned other possible options for the next government, including a minority administration and a coalition that would include the conservatives, the SPD and the Greens.
"This is simply wrong", Schulz said after the German newspaper Bild reported that the two parties had agreed to start talks on a new grand coalition after a meeting with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday.
He added that whoever circulated such reports was damaging trust.
"We have several options for forming a government", he said.
"What I can tell you is that we discussed the situation at the SPD party board meeting intensively". He had called the chancellor to complain about "inacceptable" leaks to the press, the Social Democrat leader said.
Should it come to grand coalition negotiations, Schulz indicated he would push for the new government to become even more engaged at the European level, including standing behind French President Emmanuel Macron's push for broad reforms. "We should discuss each of these options", he said, and ruled out any hasty decisions under time pressure. Steinmeier and Merkel are both keen to prevent the need for re-elections, leaving a re-launch of the acting "grand coalition" between the CDU/CSU and SPD as the only plausible alternative.
According to Schulz, the key demands of his party are a need to reform the European Union, improve healthcare, as well as the European Union and answer French President Emmanuel Macron's Eurozone reform proposals positively.
Ahead of that congress, which will also decide whether to re-elect Schulz as chief of the SPD, the party's top brass has been careful to tread softly regarding its options.
On Friday, her party reiterated that stance, with the CDU's Klaus Schueler saying after a telephone conference of the party leadership: "The CDU is ready to hold serious talks with the SPD to build a stable government". But for the SPD the situation isn't almost as clear.
Martin Schulz, the leader of the rival Social Democrats (SPD), told an interview with Spiegel magazine he would insist on deeper integration as a condition of joining any new government under Mrs Merkel.
An unnamed friend of Duysak told Buzzfeed that the former Twitter contractor didn't have any apparent interest in politics. I didn't do anything on objective . "I didn't hack anyone". "I didn't do anything that I was not authorized to do".
A USGS map shows where the November 30 quake was felt throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and beyond. The USGS initially reported the quake as a 4.4, then a 5.1, before dropping back to a 4,4, and now at 4.1 magnitude.
Decatur's "Christmas in Toyland" parade will roll through downtown's Second Avenue and Bank Street on Monday at 6 p.m. The Christmas parade and tree lighting celebration in downtown Tyler is happening on Thursday, November 30th.
Her India visit has made headlines but questions have been raised if she is the right person to talk about empowering women. This facility would provide access to capital, networks, and mentorship for women in developing countries, she said.
Paired to it will be the company's proven Xtronic CVT transmission, with Nissan expecting a combined fuel economy rating of 33mpg. It's the 2018 Nissan Kicks , a subcompact utility vehicle that will be positioned below the Qashqai in the product lineup.
The claim echoes one made by actress Ariane Bellamar , who also said Piven groped her while on the " Entourage " set. Wisdom was CBS' lowest-rated scripted Sunday show, averaging 7.4 million viewers and a 1.0 18-49 demographic rating.
The twitter threat hinted towards the release of the update for more HTC smartphones including the U Ultra, U11 Life and HTCH 10. The update is 1.2GB in size and brings popular Oreo features like Picture-in-Picture mode (PiP), Adaptive Icons, and more.
Essentially, what we are saying is if telecom service providers have charged for data, then they should just do data relaying. He says that huge things are going to happen on the internet and it is important for India to keep it open.
OnePlus has yet to announce any plans for releasing the Lava Red 5T in any other markets, but we certainly hope this changes soon. The 5T boasts smaller bezels on the top and bottom of the device to make way for a six-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Fuller Leaves American Gods
Toplined by Ian McShane and Ricky Whittle, the first season of the mythological fantasy drama got off to a strong ratings start. Fuller and Green created the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2001 novel three years ago with it finally premiering this year .
Michael Crabtree says Aqib Talib fight wasn't premeditated
Talib, who went to Kansas, and Crabtree, who went to Texas Tech, have had problems in the past, including an altercation in 2016 . First, you punched a Broncos opponent Chris Harris in the midsection, resulting in him being removed from the game.
Microsoft announces multi-year Redmond campus refresh
Vehicle parks that sat adjacent buildings will be moved underground to provide more space for buildings and recreational ground. Microsoft stated that the redevelopment of the campus would create over 2,500 new construction and development jobs.
Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4
Despite the loss, Miami will have a shot at redemption against No. 1 Clemson (11-1, 7-1) in the ACC Championship game Saturday. Auburn and Georgia will collide in the SEC Championship Game, the first to be played in the new Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta.