Telegraph: German government considers closing borders

Alexander Heinl

A photo made available on 29 February 2016 shows A refugee woman walking through the caravan park in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 12 February 2016. The city of Frankfurt will accommodate up to 120 registered refugees in caravans at the fairgrounds in Rebstock park.

British daily, The Telegraph, reported that sources close to German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere told to Welt am Sonntag that the German government may decide to close the borders for the people in need to pressure the rest of the EU countries to take action


The German government is considering closing its borders to asylum-seekers in an attempt to pressure the rest of the EU countries to take action and deal with the European refugee crisis, according to a report by the British daily, The Telegraph.

According to the British daily, sources close to German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere told to German weekly newspaper, Welt am Sonntag, that the Minister ordered officials to prepare plans on closing down the German borders to the people in ...


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