the Chairman of The CDU in Thuringia, Mike Mohring, is seriously ill. He posted a Video on Facebook in which he announced to be in treatment. From his environment it was said that he had cancer.

An announced surgery in October went well, everything healing well, said Mohring in the Facebook Video. “But the Doctors here have just found the only Benign and, therefore, I am since November, even in treatment, I now half behind me. And in February, we conclude,” he explained. The 47-Year-old said it’s all over good, but you can see the external effects: “My doctor is sort of my hairdresser.” In the Video Mohring is wearing a hat.

in The evening he took part in the CDU Executive Board meeting in Potsdam. There, he reiterated his call for the introduction of a basic pension before the elections. Mohring was elected in mid-October, the leading candidate of the CDU in the state election in Thuringia in the coming year. From his environment it was said that he wanted to lead the group.

The type of the disease is not expressed Mohring in the Video. He asked for respect, reverence and understanding that the recovery process for him was very important and that he could not perceive all the upcoming dates and would like to. “The Doctors assume that the chance of recovery is 95 percent, so a very, very good prognosis. But for that you need time for yourself and strength to recovery.” Mohring thanked his family, his friends and his closest political associates for their support and assistance.

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