Merkel reaches controversial refugee deal with conservative CSU

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German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party chairperson Angela Merkel (R) and Bavaria state governor and Christian Social Union (CSU) party chief Horst Seehofer (L) arrive for the CDU/CSU parliamentary group meeting in Berlin, Germany, 03 November 2015. Merkel spoke of a 'great national duty' to be 'accomplished together' as she and her Christian Democrats' sister party said they were ready to work with coalition partners on a plan for managing Germany's migration crisis.

The Local Germany reported that German Chancellor and leader of CSU reached a consensus over a refugee plan to hold refugees at EU borders before distributing them around


A controversial refugee deal reached between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Horst Seehofer regarding the EU refugee crisis. The CSU is the Bavarian sister party of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) and is considered to have an important influence it the CDU policy making.

The Local Germany reported that the two sides reached an agreement on Tuesday, concerning a new plan to hold refugees at EU borders before distributing them around the Unio...


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