Andreas Kalbitz, newly re-elected AfD assessor and AfD leader in Brandenburg, speaks during the congress of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) far-right party on December 1, 2019 in Braunschweig, in north-central Germany. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann / AFP) (Photo by RONNY HARTMANN / AFP via Getty Images)
The Brandenburg state and parliamentary group leader Andreas Kalbitz is no longer a member of the AfD. As the German press agency learned from party circles, a majority of the federal executive voted on Friday to annul its membership. This is due to previous contacts in the right-wing extremist milieu.