and for more let's bring in melanie miller from the german institute for international and security affairs thank you so much for joining us tony thank you could even. we just heard there the a.n.c. secretary general saying let's leave it to zuma surely back cannot be a plan given zuma is defiance and his refusal to step down so what do you think happens now going forward could zuma still be in power three months from now six months from now well that does very difficult to say at the moment and i find it very difficult to speculate he has called for a press press briefing tomorrow morning so we'll see what is going on it doesn't seem that he's going to step down immediately because if he would do so have a plan to address the nation and not the media. you know. why not just hold a vote of no confidence in parliament why isn't the a.n.c. just doing that zuma would be pretty swiftly removed i wouldn't say yes i think so but it would also make him look weak and i think the. and see trying to avoid that because it would also make your organization here make it look the organization because it'
all both things marcus kayyem from the german institute for international and security affairs in berlin with the latest on happenings there on the ground in syria thank you so much mark thank you. in other news here in germany the center left social democrats have started voting on whether to enter a second coalition with angela merkel's conservative party members have a little over a week to cast their ballots and the results will be announced on march fourth the deal has deeply divided the s.p.v. as rank and file and it's a battle that is pitting the party establishment against its future leaders. nothing is more important for the social democrats over the next ten days and these kind of town hall meetings the party's grassroot is deeply divided as to whether they should agree to a grand coalition deal or not and the face of the rebellion against american led coalition is this young man kevin kuhn at the leader of the party is used to going he's trying to get members to vote no. on. off i believe that we can explain to the people why a no vote to this grand coalition deal which i am c
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