Germany says ‘no more’ to refugees – AP
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Germany’s government has rejected calls to accept a large group of asylum seekers from the Syrian conflict, saying it is too risky to send them.
A spokeswoman for the Chancellery in Berlin said in a statement on Thursday the migrants were too many and too many people were already waiting in line at the city’s main train station.
“There is no place for refugees in Germany,” she said.
“We can’t let a single refugee from Syria into the country.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in October that the country would accept up to 1.5 million refugees from the conflict in Syria and neighbouring Iraq.
She has said the figure would be far smaller than needed and called for a halt to the influx.
More than 2.1 million people have been registered as refugees in Europe since the beginning of the year, the majority of them in Germany.
Germany’s government has rejected calls to accept a large group of asylum seekers from the Syrian conflict, saying it is…
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