Germany’s Bavarian governor speaks out on the refugee crisis

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CSU chairman Horst Seehofer speaks during a press conference at the CSU board meeting in Munich, Germany, 15 February 2016.

Germany’s Bavarian governor speaks out on the refugee crisis


The more we realise that a European solution to the refugee crisis is not making progress, the more we have to depend on national measures. So said Bavarian Governor Horst Seehofer in an interview with Germany’s SPIEGEL Online.

Seehofer, who has been extremely critical of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's approach to the refugee crisis, explained: “In practice, that means: controlling our national borders and rejecting refugees. I emphatically welcome Austria's decision to introduce daily quo...


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