German coalition strains show as minister breaks ranks on migrants

by | September 21, 2015 8:03 pm



Germany’s coalition government has split publicly over how to respond to Europe’s migrant crisis after its conservative interior minister proposed sending back refugees to countries bordering their war­torn homelands. Thomas de Maiziere, whose handling of a massive influx of asylum seekers has prompted widespread domestic criticism, suggested that the EU should set an overall cap…

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