German far-right party loses support in general election
The NPD wins only 1.3 percent of the vote but remains stronger in the former communist east.
Germany’s far-right National Democratic Party won only 1.3 percent of the vote in Sunday’s general election, 0.2 percentage points below its showing four years ago. Parties in Germany need 5 percent to make it into the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament.
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