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Report: Merkel secures deal with 14 EU nations on migrants
AP/Fox News ^ | June 30, 2018 | David Rising

Posted on 06/30/2018 7:48:13 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly secured agreements with 14 European Union countries to rapidly return some asylum seekers as she seeks to end a schism in her government over migration policy.

The countries included Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic, which have all been harsh critics of Merkel's welcoming stance to migrants, as well as Belgium, France, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden.

Top CSU lawmaker Markus Soeder, Bavaria's governor, on Saturday praised the EU agreement as more than his party had expected, but at the same time suggested that it left open the possibility of unilateral national measures as well.

Merkel's office told dpa, however, that interpretation was wrong, saying "unilateral measures at the expense of other countries are not what is meant."

In neighboring Austria, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz again urged a European solution to migration, warning in the Bild newspaper that if the southern German region of Bavaria undertook unilateral measures it would create a "domino effect" as Austria and other EU nations then closed their borders one-by-one.

"Our goal remains a joint European solution with orderly protection of the exterior borders, and centers in third countries,' said Kurz, whose nation took over the rotating EU presidency on Saturday. "That way we can also preserve a Europe without internal borders."

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TOPICS: Germany; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: angelamerkel; austria; bavaria; belgium; brexit; cdu; csu; czechrepublic; denmark; emmanuelmacron; estonia; eu; europe; europeanunion; finland; france; germany; hungary; latvia; lithuania; luxembourg; macron; markussoeder; merkel; migrants; nato; netherlands; poland; portugal; sebastiankurz; sweden; theresamay; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 06/30/2018 7:48:13 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Megan works wonders......

2 posted on 06/30/2018 7:50:01 PM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Merkel created the problem and now has a deal ,LOL morons

3 posted on 06/30/2018 7:54:46 PM PDT by butlerweave
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Return asylum seeks? Viel Gluck ( or Good Luck) with that Frau Merkel.

4 posted on 06/30/2018 7:55:33 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Die Schecks sind in der Post!

5 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:22 PM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Why is it always “Merkel comes to agreement with 14 nations”, etc?
How is the German always the one who is allowed to be the centerpiece of everything?

6 posted on 06/30/2018 7:56:26 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

She better do something. Soder has already said he’ll campaign with Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz rather than his own German chancellor Merkel in the run-up to the 14 October Bavarian state elections.

Her approval rating in 2015, right before the migrant crisis began, was 70%.

7 posted on 06/30/2018 8:00:07 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

What was that old Carly Simon song? “Capitulation?”

8 posted on 06/30/2018 8:08:03 PM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Some thoughts:
1. Practically no one will be returned
2. Once they are in Europe, even in these “centers”, they will stay in Europe
3. People will disappear from these centers in droves
4. This basically is the status quo: lipstick on the pig

9 posted on 06/30/2018 8:18:25 PM PDT by rbg81 (Truth is stranger than fiction)
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To: DesertRhino

It’s simple: Germany is a the economic powerhouse in Europe. And for whateve reason, German politicians want to rule Europe and in fact the world. Been that way throughout pretty much all of history, with WWI and WWII just being fairly recent (in historical terms) examples.

10 posted on 06/30/2018 8:32:36 PM PDT by piytar (If it was not for double standards, the Democrats and the left would have NO standards.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

No Italy??

11 posted on 06/30/2018 8:36:41 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: rbg81

Basically, you are correct.

The guy has to be picked up (for each episode, you can anticipate a minimum of twenty cops required).

You will have to have some kind of court activity, to make it ‘legal’.

Then you process the guy, and probably fly him to the original country where he signed paperwork.

Within twenty-four hours of arrival, he’ll disappear, and show back up in Germany within a week. Then you will repeat the whole process, over, and over, and over, and over.

12 posted on 06/30/2018 8:59:02 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: PGR88

They do have rather a loose cannon in charge now.

13 posted on 06/30/2018 9:03:52 PM PDT by Marchmain (never forget)
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To: Marchmain; PGR88

Yeah i don’t know what to make of the Italy person in charge now...Salvini. Trump tweeted that he likes him.

Beyond yelling trendy slogans about migrant boats, and sticking the middle finger back at Brussels - at the end of the day, you gotta actually know how to run and manage a country. Whether this man...and Italy, is capable remains to be seen. His background is in leftist community activism, not private sector or anything business oriented.

Merkel has been able to get away with all the craziness she has in large part because the German economy has done so well.

Italy on the other hand has historically struggled economically since before the migrant crisis and perhaps before even the E.U. was created...

14 posted on 07/01/2018 12:08:39 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: MrEdd

15 posted on 07/01/2018 5:18:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Tough choice for some nations. Make killing babies illegal, or allow more barbarians to take the place of the babies you get to kill. My advice, at least the babies can be potty trained. Lol.

16 posted on 07/01/2018 2:47:32 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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