POLITICS

Upcoming German election important for Sweden and EU

1:55 min
  • This Sunday, German voters will cast their ballots in the country's federal election.
  • With long-time leader Angela Merkel stepping down, the election will likely be an important one for Sweden, as well.
  • Germany is one of the most influential countries in the EU, both politically and economically, says Hansjörg Kissel, who's responsible for Swedish Radio's coverage on the German election.