Germany has taken a u-turn in refugee crisis, says Merkel ally

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The Premier of Bavaria, Horst Seehofer (CSU) arrives for the CSU party executive meeting in Munich, Germany, 14 March 2016.

Germany has taken a u-turn in refugee crisis, says Merkel ally


Germany has rolled up the welcome mat for refugees. Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has reportedly done an about-turn on its refugee policy and has gradually shifted away from its welcoming culture, the leader of her Bavarian allies told a newspaper.

“The federal government has completely changed its refugee policy, even if it does not admit that,” Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), told Bild am So...


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