German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has approved the resignation of German Defense Minister Christina Lambrecht.
This was reported by Focus.
Lambrecht headed the German Ministry of Defense from the end of 2021, when Chancellor Olaf Scholz headed the government. Prior to that, Lambrecht held the position of Minister of Justice in the Cabinet of former Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Meanwhile, the Bild publication named potential candidates for the position of Minister of Defense. Among them are the current Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil, the head of the chancellor's department Wolfgang Schmidt, the commissioner for military affairs Eva Hegl and the leader of the SPD Lars Klingbeil.