Social Democratic Party (SPD) General Secretary Lars Klingbeil gave a short press briefing at the end of day one of preliminary coalition talks between the three major parties at the SPD headquarters in Berlin on Sunday. «Politics in this country needs to change. That is what we will talk about the next few days, how the [political] style in this country can be different,» said Klingbeil... Еще. «Global politics, the situation in Europe, the new constellation of the German Bundestag [Parliament] — all this shows [that] we are in new times. And these new times need a new politics,» he added. Since the collapse of the so-called Jamaica coalition talks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has thus far been unable to persuade the SPD to enter into another grand coalition. The growing political instability has raised the possibility of fresh elections or a minority government.