‘Mini-Merkel’ calls for Syrian migrants to be returned home as CDU leadership rivals jostle for position.
Heel, Mini-Me! Heel!
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said asylum-seekers whose claims are rejected or who commit crimes could be returned to the war-torn country…
Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer, popularly known in Germany as “mini-Merkel”, is widely seen as Mrs Merkel’s preferred successor. But she has been at pains to distance herself from the chancellor’s controversial migrant policy in her bid for the leadership of the Christian Democrat party (CDU).
“Certain regions of Syria could be secure enough in the foreseeable future.”