It’s the end of the suspense. After months of evading the question, Markus Söder, president of the Christian-social party CSU, on Sunday formalized his desire to run for the Chancellery on behalf of the Christian Democratic family (CDU / CSU) in the general elections on September 26. The Minister-President of Bavaria, the largest region of Germany, confirmed this during a meeting with the leaders of the parliamentary group of these two parties. At his side, during the press conference which followed the meeting, was his direct competitor in this race, Armin Laschet, president of the sister party of the CDU and minister-president of the most populous region of the country, the Rhineland. -of-North-Westphalia.