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Germany: Merkel, Kurz support 'outer border protection' to tackle migration02:30

Germany: Merkel, Kurz support 'outer border protection' to tackle migration

Germany, Berlin
September 16, 2018 at 21:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed her Austrian colleague Sebastian Kurz for a one-on-one meeting before the informal Salzburg summit next week in Berlin on Sunday.

Both leaders welcomed the new proposals of the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker regarding the question of how to deal with migration, which Merkel called the "care of the outer border protection."

Merkel and Kurz also agreed on avoiding hard Brexit, which is thought to be one of the most important topics to be discussed between the two during the informal summit.

Germany: Merkel, Kurz support 'outer border protection' to tackle migration02:30
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed her Austrian colleague Sebastian Kurz for a one-on-one meeting before the informal Salzburg summit next week in Berlin on Sunday.

Both leaders welcomed the new proposals of the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker regarding the question of how to deal with migration, which Merkel called the "care of the outer border protection."

Merkel and Kurz also agreed on avoiding hard Brexit, which is thought to be one of the most important topics to be discussed between the two during the informal summit.

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