An interesting detail emerged about the meeting last week, where German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the current pandemic restrictions with 16 state prime ministers. Thuringia state prime minister Bodo Ramelow said that he played the famous game “Candy Crush” at the corona summit in a debate program he attended. Ramelow, who made a statement after the scandal announced with the news of the German Bild newspaper, “Ramelow played Candy Crush at the Corona summit, while it was a matter of life and death”, said, “Some are playing Sudoku, some are playing chess or Scrabble. I play ‘Candy Crush’.” Drawing attention with his relaxed attitude, the prime minister stated that 10 episodes took place in Candy Crush during the corona summit. In his statement, Ramelow first referred to the German Chancellor Merkel as “Das Merkelchen” (Little Merkel) and then apologized.
On January 19, a meeting was held with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on pandemic restrictions, attended by the prime ministers of the country’s 16 states. During the meeting, pandemic restrictions were extended until February 14. Obligation to wear a medical mask on buses, trams and trains was introduced.
However, an interesting detail emerged about the pandemic restrictions meeting. It was revealed that Bodo Ramelow, the Prime Minister of Thuringia, one of the 16 state prime ministers, played Candy Crush during the meeting.
A statement came from Bodo Ramelow after the scandal announced with the news of the German Bild newspaper, “Ramelow played Candy Crush at the Corona summit, while it was a matter of life and death.”
Speaking on a program he participated in over the Internet, Ramelow said, “Some are playing Sudoku, some are playing chess or Scrabble. “I’m playing ‘Candy Crush’,” he said.
‘I passed 10 chapters’
Drawing attention with his statement in front of more than a thousand viewers on the Internet, Ramelow said that playing Candy Crush is a relaxation method for him and that it is not a secret.
Acknowledging that he played a game in this important meeting, Ramelow surprised the audience by proudly saying that he passed 10 levels in Candy Crush during the meeting.
Ramelow made another blunder at the meeting and addressed the German Chancellor Merkel as “Das Merkelchen” (Little Merkel). Realizing his blunder soon after, Ramelow apologized for his statements.