The Christian Social Union’s Bundestag chairman Alexander Dobrindt expressed the 'greatest interest' in forming a coalition with the Social Democratic Party (SPD) after the annual winter retreat in Bavaria’s Kloster Seeon monastery on Saturday. However, he stated “if a grand coalition does not have a chance to reconcile in the future weeks, then we will be on the way to new elections in the... Еще short term.» The grand coalition talks are due to begin in Berlin on Sunday, after Chancellor Angela Merkel has so far has been unable to persuade the SPD to enter into grand coalition. Germany has been struggling to form the new government since parliamentary elections on September 24. Dobrindt also answered questions after the party meeting stressing that crucial attention is being paid to negotiating the migrant issue. «Once again, we made it very clear that when it comes to migration we attach great importance to knowing who is coming to us, that identities must be established,» stressed Dobrindt.