(Deutsche Welle) In an interview, Chancellor Angela Merkel called for patience with efforts to accommodate refugees. Merkel said she was not weighing an alternative to her approach toward reducing the number of asylum applicants.
Speaking on public television on Sunday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany's borders would remain open to refugees. Merkel dismissed a "rigid limit," saying that "there is no point in believing that I can solve the problem through the unilateral closure of borders."
"I have no plan B," Merkel said, adding that she is convinced she is on the right track with efforts to redistribute refugees within Europe and addressing the problems causing mass displacement: "I am fighting for this approach."
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