Declining Popularity Isn’t Stopping Merkel From Striking Refugee Deal with Italy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week has entered into a new deal with Italy that will see the country begin offloading its many refugees to the German nation starting in September, in a move that shows that she is holding firm to her open door policy despite her falling popularity. This …

Sources: Reuters, Express

Photo: Susanne Nilsson [Flickr]

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