Merkel has denied allegations trump about “the growing crime in Germany”
BERLIN, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. German Chancellor Angela Merkel in response to the accusations of the President of the United States Donald trump is that in Germany because of the government’s migration policy, the growing crime, said that the statistics indicate a “positive trend” in the fight against crime.
The US President Donald trump has previously stated that Europe has made “a big mistake” in his immigration policy, and the people of Germany because of this turning against his leadership. In particular, the American leader wrote on his page on the social network Twitter that “migration shakes the already fragile coalition in Berlin”, while “crime in Germany is growing.”
“My answer to that is that the head of the Ministry of interior (Germany) recently presented the statistics of criminal offences, and it speaks for itself. There we see a small positive trend, we need to do more in the fight against crime, but these are encouraging numbers,” — said Merkel reporters on Tuesday.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders found it difficult to answer the question of where the President of the United States Donald trump took the data that crime in Germany is growing, while, according to the authorities of the country, it is at the lowest level.