Party of Germany's ruling Christian Social Union (CSU), an official, state television calling, 'the opposition Congress haberleştirmeyin' a demand arose.
CSU Spokesman Hans Michael Strepp of the German Second Channel ZDF 'Heute' edited 's search for news, the Social Democratic Party (SPD), Bavaria was claimed that Congress wants to yapılmamasını news about. The claim in question fell like a bomb on the agenda of Germany and came to a sharp reaction from the media and politicians.
ZDF CSU'dan request for any clarifications on the subject, while the SPD general secretary Andrea Nahles, who were unaware of press freedom in a democratic party, a spokesman defends not work, Strepp'in asked him to resign. German Journalists Association (DJV) described the situation as scandalous.
provided freedom of the press is one of the most important countries in Germany, claims the CSU General Secretary Alexander Dobrindt replied. Whether the error did not advocate the suppression of press spokesmen and media Dobrindt, wrote a letter to Strepp'in ZDF had apologized for misunderstanding, he said. It can not be accepted and the necessary steps to dispose of similar initiatives Dobrindt states, it is contrary to the principles of CSU said.
ZDF Chief Editor-Peter Frey, however, asked for a description of Strepp'in looking for editing, and no matter who calls for what purpose, they want to publish their own durmadıklarını back, he said. Ude held a press conference in a short time even though the situation which shows that CSU and the emergence of the telephone conversation, then asked to take the necessary steps CSU.