Why Merkel?

On August 2015, Germany decided to suspend the Dublin Procedure, which meant that refugees no longer had to be sent back to the first EU country that they entered. The Chancellor Angela Merkel declared “We can do this” and called a “national duty” to granting protection to hundreds of thousands of refugees. The German chancellor rejected claims that her decision had made the refugee crisis worse by encouraging others to head for Germany. She said that images of volunteers greeting refugees at Munich’s main train station had gone round the world. “If we had not shown a friendly face, that’s not my country,” she said. Totally, in 2015, around 890,000 asylum seekers came to Germany. 
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