Merkel Says More Needs to Be Done in Defense of Refugee Policy

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A new city welcome center for immigrants in Berlin.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her government has done everything it can to reduce the influx of refugees as she defended her policy in the face of political criticism and voter discontent.

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