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Germany: AfD slam Merkel ahead of state elections in Saxony-Anhalt02:15

Germany: AfD slam Merkel ahead of state elections in Saxony-Anhalt

Germany, Magdeburg
March 12, 2016 at 15:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party held their final rally ahead of Sunday's state elections in Saxony-Anhalt, in Magdeburg, Friday.

Hundreds of supporters attended the event, where AfD spokesperson Bjorn Hocke and AfD Chairman of Brandenburg Alexander Gauland slammed Angela Merkel's immigration policies. "The asylum tsunami released by Angela Merkel, she will have to take responsibility for it to her grave," stated Hocke, adding that "the Chancellor broke the constitution and the law with her decision."

"What kind of foreign policy is that? This woman has isolated herself completely in Europe because she insists on her idiotic refugee policy," added Gauland.

Their remarks were accompanied by slogans from the audience such as "Merkel must go." The AfD is expected to make significant gains in Sunday's election.

Germany: AfD slam Merkel ahead of state elections in Saxony-Anhalt02:15
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The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party held their final rally ahead of Sunday's state elections in Saxony-Anhalt, in Magdeburg, Friday.

Hundreds of supporters attended the event, where AfD spokesperson Bjorn Hocke and AfD Chairman of Brandenburg Alexander Gauland slammed Angela Merkel's immigration policies. "The asylum tsunami released by Angela Merkel, she will have to take responsibility for it to her grave," stated Hocke, adding that "the Chancellor broke the constitution and the law with her decision."

"What kind of foreign policy is that? This woman has isolated herself completely in Europe because she insists on her idiotic refugee policy," added Gauland.

Their remarks were accompanied by slogans from the audience such as "Merkel must go." The AfD is expected to make significant gains in Sunday's election.

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