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Party founder Wagenknecht was not there in Chemnitz

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The Alliance Sahra Wagenknecht (BSW) has founded its first regional association in Saxony.

Co-chair Amira Mohamed Ali told around 60 members in Chemnitz that she was very proud of this.

“We are growing and we are stabilizing in the countries,” she said.

The namesake Wagenknecht was not present.

The BSW had already formed as a federal party in January.

Now the new party is sending a signal to the entire country, said Mohamed Ali: "We are ready to take part in the coming elections." In Saxony, the BSW wants to campaign for votes in the local and state elections this year.

Dual leadership moves forward

In the future, the Saxon regional association will be led by a dual leadership: the former left-wing member of the Bundestag Sabine Zimmermann and the entrepreneur Jörg Scheibe.

Co-leader Mohamed Ali said: »We want a different policy.

We want economic reason, peace, social justice and freedom to finally be the most important cornerstones of politics in Germany again.

The federal government is endangering Germany as a business location.

In addition, it stifles criticism, especially with regard to the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine.

Germany needs a voice for peace and de-escalation.