German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the faithful his decision of taking in Germany, hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East in 2015. She told the newspaper Welt am Sonntag.
“All the most important decisions in 2015 I would take again,” she said and stressed that Germany, being in a very difficult situation, has accepted refugees for humanitarian reasons.
Merkel also acknowledged that not all agree with the current policy of Germany in respect of refugees, however, Berlin will continue to convince the opponents of this decision that it was right. “We can’t just hide or isolate themselves from the problems of migration”, — said Merkel.
On 22 August it was reported that Syrian refugees living in Germany in 2015, has named his fifth child after Angela Merkel.
In 2015, in many EU countries, the crisis erupted because of the influx of refugees. Then we moved to Germany about a million migrants from middle Eastern countries, in 2016, the number of refugees dropped to 280 thousand people.