Ex-Foreign Minister: Maas resigns from the Bundestag

Former Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is resigning from the Bundestag.

Ex-Foreign Minister: Maas resigns from the Bundestag

Former Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is resigning from the Bundestag. The SPD politician presented his concerns to his parliamentary group, as a spokeswoman for the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag confirmed to the German Press Agency. The "Saarbrücker Zeitung" and the news portal "The Pioneer" had previously reported.

According to the spokeswoman, Maas wants to sign his mandate waiver with Bundestag President Bärbel Bas (SPD) on Wednesday.

The fully qualified lawyer was Federal Minister of Justice from 2013 to 2018 and then Foreign Minister until December 2021. Since then, Maas has been a member of the Bundestag for the Saarlouis constituency. According to information from the "Saarbrücker Zeitung", Maas will join a Berlin law firm as a partner in January.

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