Angela Merkel defies critics on refugees

December 14, 2015 12:48 PM

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Angela Merkel defies critics on refugees

Chancellor’s conservative allies push to limit the number of refugees.

KARLSRUHE, Germany – Chancellor Angela Merkel laid to rest any questions about her authority over her conservative base with a sweeping defense of Berlin’s refugee strategy that was received with thunderous applause and standing ovations by her party faithful at their annual congress.

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