- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is on account of its refugee policy, this policy has championed for German television tooth and nail under fire. Merkel told ZDF that she is in control of all the refugees and is concerned that Germany can handle the issue. She repeated her motto from the crisis: "Wir purchase dass. "
Merkel is seen by many as too welcoming. And she would also invite her statements migrants to come to the Federal Republic.
The interview on the ZDF with Merkel, entitled " What now, Mrs. Merkel ? & Quot ; was broadcast Friday night. The Christian Democrat Merkel again refused to set a maximum number of refugees. Numerous prominent politicians, especially members of the Christian Democratic sister parties CDU and CSU require that the flow of refugees is stopped somehow. For example, the state premier Reiner Haseloff called Sachsen-Anhalt and the Bavarian Finance Minister Markus Söder, to maximums. Both are Christian Democrats.
Söder argued Friday in Munich that Germany annually 200 000 to 300 000 " new citizens can meaningfully integrate. When more people integration can hardly work out ". This year the government expects 800 000 migrants. Merkel argued earlier that " the right of asylum has no ceiling ". Haseloff said this " may be theoretically true, but almost certainly not ".
Merkel recognized day that there are differences of opinion within their own ranks, including among others Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, but most importantly " I fight with deeds for the way that I see before me ".