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Merkel Said to Accept Deadline in Coalition Fight Over Refugees … BLOOMBERG June 18, 2018 at 01:10PM

Merkel Said to Accept Deadline in Coalition Fight Over Refugees … BLOOMBERG

 

Merkel Said to Accept Deadline in Coalition Fight Over Refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel accepted a two-week deadline over tougher migration policy set by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who leads her Bavarian coalition partner, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Seehofer will give the chancellor until the end of the month to strike a Europe-wide agreement over refugees before he takes unilateral action to reject certain migrants at the German border, which Merkel has
opposed.

Merkel and Seehofer are due to speak to the press at 2 p.m. local time.

 

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