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on December 31, 2016 in World News

Merkel Stands by Migrant Policy in New Year’s Speech, Says Germany Fights Terrorism with Compassion

by Victoria Friedman In her New Year’s speech, Chancellor Angela Merkel affirmed that her government will win the fight against terrorism with compassion and denied that her open-door mass migration policy, which directly brought terrorists to Germany, was wrong. In the federal chancellor’s New Year address to Germany, Merkel asserted that the terror attacks committed by Islamist migrants in Würzburg, Ansbach, and recently at a Christmas market in Berlin were not attacks on Western civilisation but an attack on ‘refugees’ and Germany’s willkommenskultur (‘welcome culture’). She stated terrorists “mock [the willingness of Germany to help] with their deeds [acts of terrorism],...

by Victoria Friedman In her New Year’s speech, Chancellor Angela Merkel affirmed that her government will win the fight against terrorism with compassion and denied that her open-door mass migration policy, which directly brought terrorists to Germany, was wrong....

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