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Big catch-up for Merkel’s party in most populous German state – poll | Reuters

BERLIN Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives has risen to its highest level in two years in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous state, albeit on a par with its main opposition, a poll showed on Sunday.The Infratest dimap poll, conducted for broadcaster WDR, showed the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) adding four percentage points to reach 34 percent, while the Social Democrats (SPD) dropped three percentage points, also to 34 percent.That was the best result for the CDU since December 2015. It was the first time that the two parties stood neck-and-neck in the polls since October, when they both had 31 percent support.The state is currently governed by a SPD-Green coalition

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