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Leading member of German far-right party resigns after converting to Islam

Arthur Wagner resigned from the Alternative for Germany's executive committee earlier this month, but told local media that the far-right party didn't pressure him to step down.Arthur Wagner, a leading member of Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the eastern state of Brandenburg, left his position on the party’s state executive committee on January 11 citing “personal reasons,” according to Andreas Kalbitz, AfD’s chairman AfD in the state.
Kalbitz told CNN that he only learned about Wagner’s conversion in a telephone conversation with him a few days later.more: .cnn.com