Chancellor: Merkel takes part in a refugee interview, the CDU


German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) will definitely not be there when your party talks in early February at an event in Berlin two days on asylum policy. After it had already given hints in this direction, confirmed now, the Federal government of Merkel. “The Chancellor will not participate in the workshop discussion of the CDU to the migration policy,” said a government spokesman for the Frankfurt General newspaper.

Merkel’s successor in the party leadership, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, had already announced in the previous year, to hold such a conversation with policy-makers and practitioners in the field of asylum policy, the security policy and Integration, but also with CDU members. The refugee policy of Merkel had become the biggest topic of debate within the Union.

an Internal dispute is to be settled

at the beginning of the week, the Bundestag President, Wolfgang Schäuble, described the Meeting as superfluous. “Especially in the refugee policy is not managed in a timely manner, in the global communication, the Balance between the helpfulness and the limitations of our resources,” said the CDU politician of the “Stuttgarter Zeitung” and the “Stuttgarter Nachrichten”. “Today was supposed to be controversial – with all due respect, since it needs no workup Commission.”

Similarly, Schleswig expressed-Holstein’s Minister-President Daniel Günther in the F. A. Z. In the Interview, he said that the CDU should not lead to any backward-looking debate about the refugee policy.

Kramp-Karrenbauer want the theme on 10. and 11. February fully discuss, to end the internal dispute as final. With experts a balance sheet is drawn and the function ability of the instruments to be tested. A debate on the migration policy of Chancellor Merkel should not be artificially excluded, had Kramp said karrenbauer.