Friday, February 12, 2016

AFP: Medvedev lambasts 'stupid' Merkel migrant policy - "Among these people, there are also many ... thugs who have come to Europe on a 'countdown mission'. Now they wait to be called and then they will act like robots" against Europe.

Germany took in around 1.1 million asylum seekers in 2015 alone, but opposition is growing within the country against Angela Merkel's liberal policy

Berlin (AFP) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has condemned German Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal policy on migrants as "quite simply stupid", in an interview due to appear this weekend.

"It's quite simply stupid to open Europe's doors wide and invite in everyone who wants to come to your country," Medvedev said in an interview with the economic daily Handelsblatt.
"European migration policy is a total failure, all that is absolutely frightening," Medvedev added.
Merkel's immigration policy has sparked a heated public debate in Germany about the country's ability to integrate the nearly 1.1 million asylum seekers it took in last year. ...