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Germany: Merkel attends CDU/CSU meeting in a bid to solve migrant dispute01:03

Germany: Merkel attends CDU/CSU meeting in a bid to solve migrant dispute

Germany, Berlin
July 2, 2018 at 15:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party met with their Bavarian sister party and coalition partner, the Christian Social Union (CSU), in Berlin on Monday in a bid to resolve the ongoing dispute over country's migration policy.

Horst Seehofer, the Head of the CSU and the country’s Interior Minister, was not seen at the meeting which comes a day after he offered his resignation over his dissatisfaction with the migrant deal Merkel stuck during the EU talks in Brussels last week.

Seehofer's CSU has been embroiled in an ongoing dispute with Merkel's CDU over asylum and migration policy, with Seehofer pushing for a more hard-line stance.

Germany: Merkel attends CDU/CSU meeting in a bid to solve migrant dispute01:03
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party met with their Bavarian sister party and coalition partner, the Christian Social Union (CSU), in Berlin on Monday in a bid to resolve the ongoing dispute over country's migration policy.

Horst Seehofer, the Head of the CSU and the country’s Interior Minister, was not seen at the meeting which comes a day after he offered his resignation over his dissatisfaction with the migrant deal Merkel stuck during the EU talks in Brussels last week.

Seehofer's CSU has been embroiled in an ongoing dispute with Merkel's CDU over asylum and migration policy, with Seehofer pushing for a more hard-line stance.

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