Merkel Says Germany Should Have Acted Sooner to Aid Refugees

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A girl waits with other migrants and refugees during lunchtime at a shelter where they live while their asylum applications are processed in Sarstedt, Germany, on Feb. 25, 2016.

Photographer: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded failings in Germany’s approach to waves of migrants arriving at Europe’s door: it should have done more to accommodate them a decade ago.

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